Azim Omar
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Azim Omar

EY-Parthenon Transaction Strategy Leader & EY Private Leader, Africa

Strategic thinker. Committed to developing entrepreneurs and people across Africa. Relationship and trust builder. Dedicated son, father and husband. Passionate about cars and digital technology.

In the first role, Azim is helping organisations across the continent navigate the corporate and structural changes and challenges demanded by the rapidly evolving business landscape. 

His two decades of experience across all levels of business, from start-ups to multibillion-dollar organisations, gives Azim a unique perspective into how change affects an organisation and what effect it will have on its long-term potential.  

He understands that change affects the whole enterprise, from top to bottom, and that every person in it has a unique role that must be perfectly aligned and on-board to assure a successful transition. 

In his role as EY Private Africa Leader, Azim is an advisor to ambitious CEOs, business owners, and entrepreneurs of prominent private and family enterprises.

How Azim is building a better working world

He is passionate about elevating businesses and entrepreneurs. An example of this, is his drive to refocus and sustain the EY Winning Woman programme, which has led to two first place awards in the Gender Main Streaming Awards. He is also the driving force of the EY World Entrepreneur Awards in Southern Africa which is part of the EY  Entrepreneur Of The YearTM programme globally.  

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