Press Room

May 22, 2018

Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt Welcomes New Partners

Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt welcomes three new Partners to the firm, Hazem Shawki, Ahmed Hammouda, and Ahmed Ali.

Maher Iskander, Office Managing Partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt, said, “We have been trying to expand the tax and consulting departments and are excited to add three new members to the team. As a result of our new team, we will be adding a number of services to our tax department and will be adding a consulting and business development branch to our service line.”

Hazem Shawki Omar has over 24 years of experience with multinational professional firms in Egypt. He has experience working with a wide variety of taxation issues, office and branch formations, social insurance, payroll outsourcing and customs assignments in various industries including banking, trading, manufacturing, construction, pharmaceutical, automotive and oil & gas industries in Egypt. Prior to Andersen Tax & Legal, Hazem was part of EY and before that, he worked in the tax division at Arthur Andersen.

Ahmed Hammouda has over 18 years of experience in corporate finance with several multinational firms and financial consulting in addition to investment banking in Egypt and UAE and has previously held NEMIA region role with EY in Egypt. Ahmed has managed numerous market and financial feasibility studies, in addition to managing due diligence and valuation assignments. He also has managed information and credit memoranda for clients in various industries including Oil and Gas, Education, Transportation and Logistics, Healthcare, Food manufacturing, Real Estate, and Hospitality.

Ahmed Ali has over 21 years of experience with multinational firms, including 16 years at EY and five years with Arthur Andersen in Egypt. He specializes in Egyptian taxation, providing direct and indirect tax services to the firm’s local businesses as well as foreign joint ventures operating in Egypt. Additionally, he provides services to multi-industry clients (including trading, insurance, petroleum, contracting, manufacturing, construction, food & beverage and oil & gas) on their statutory obligations and relevant legislation. He has also participated in various tax planning assignments, transfer pricing projects. He has wide experience in international taxation.

Andersen Tax & Legal is the Egyptian member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 2,500 professionals worldwide and a presence in over 95 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.