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CFOs are at the intersection of now, next and beyond. Safeguarding continuity now, adapting for the data-driven digital world next, and reframing their future for the long-term value that lies beyond.

Omar Odeh

EY MENA Financial Accounting Advisory Services Leader

Passionate about our people, clients and communities. Inspired by megatrends, innovation and global transformations. Advocate for finance 4.0, sustainable growth, trust and long-term value.

Omar is the EY MENA Financial Accounting Advisory Services Leader.

In this role he leads over 400 multidisciplinary people serving clients across 11 countries in areas related to accounting and reporting, financial systems, processes and analytics, transaction accounting, climate change and sustainability services, audit remediation, corporate governance and training.

Prior to this role, Omar was the Financial Services Assurance Leader for Jeddah from 2015 to 2018, leading the audit teams of some of the largest financial services clients in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Omar joined EY in 2003 as a graduate intern and gradually grew his career to his current role.

He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), New Hampshire Board of Accountancy.

How Omar is building a better working world 

I am passionate about empowering finance leaders to transform their functions for the future of finance. In addition to working directly with clients, my mission is to grow and empower our teams in MENA to help our clients accelerate their adoption of digital innovation, evolve their operating models and focus on forward-looking financial and nonfinancial information. These transformations are paramount to drive more transparency and build trust and confidence for all stakeholders.

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