Takes over effective 1 February 2022
KPMG Lower Gulf (the UAE and Oman) has announced the appointment of Osama Harmouche as the new Head of Audit, strengthening the firm’s senior leadership team in the Middle East.
Osama, who took up his new role effective 1 February 2022, has been in the firm’s leadership team as the Office Managing Partner and Head of Audit for Abu Dhabi since 2019, and became a Lower Gulf board member in May 2020.
Osama will join the KPMG Lower Gulf executive committee and will be responsible for continuing the firm’s journey of transformation of the Audit practice across the Lower Gulf offices.
With over 25 years of experience providing audit and assurance services across a wide variety of clients, Osama has implemented global best practices to strengthen the transformation journey across our offices.
“Osama will bring his leadership, energy and focus to lead our Audit practice through these changes and I am confident that he will uphold and reinforce our position as the most trusted and trustworthy firm for our clients, regulators, and our people,” remarked Nader Haffar, Chairman of Middle East and South Asia, & Chairman and CEO, KPMG Lower Gulf. “There is a continuous need to enhance corporate reporting for the benefit of all market participants. We are in a very dynamic region and we have much to do given the transformation in the profession and the amount of change in the regulatory landscape,” commented Osama Harmouche, Head of Audit, KPMG LG.