Friday 22 March 2019

Belgian consulting group Duval opens UAE office

DUBAI, April 16, 2018

Duval Union Consulting, a leading Belgian firm which specialises in future-proofing organisations, has announced its expansion into the Middle East region with its new hub in Dubai.

Building on its strong presence across Europe, the move represents a significant investment into the region for the business.

The announcement comes as Duval Union Consulting reveals its plans for growth, having already secured luxury retailer, Chalhoub Group in the Middle East.
Duval Union Consulting said it will strategically accompany Chalhoub Group’s digital operations transformation, allowing the group and its brands to optimally connect and respond to the needs of its customers across the Middle East.

A specialist in future-proofing organisations, Duval Union Consulting helps firm navigate the digital world and leverage the power of digital technologies in order to create a competitive edge and deliver tangible growth opportunities for their business.
With Dubai’s ambitious plan to become one of the smartest cities in the world by 2021, and as Expo 2020 fast approaches, Duval Union Consulting’s team of young, disruptive entrepreneurs will provide a pioneering approach to digital strategy and offer real-world solutions to help businesses in the region thrive in preparation for the digital future.
The new operation will be headed by Nick Vinckier as the chief strategy officer, who will lead the strategic development of the firm across the Mena region.

Having spent five years at Duval Union Consulting in Ghent, Vinckier was responsible for developing and leading high-profile projects for companies including Volvo Trucks Group, Belfius Bank and Aliaxis Group.

An expert in business strategy and a well-respected keynote speaker, he regularly travels across the globe delivering talks and lectures on the subject of transformation and growth strategy in a digital era.
Vinckier will be supported by Dado Van Peteghem, co-CEO of Duval Union Consulting and a pioneer in the field of digital consultancy.

On the Middle East expansion plans, Vinckier, said: "At a time when innovation and technology is at the top of the agenda in the Middle East, there has never been a better time for us to bring our unique, entrepreneurial approach to digital strategy to the region."

"Our pioneering offering has put us at the forefront of digital transformation in Europe and we’re now ready to bring this expertise to the Middle East and beyond. Our appetite for growth is unparalleled and as we approach Expo 2020, we can’t wait to shake up the region and bring digital success to businesses far and wide. We are sure the region can surpass Europe in terms of digital business maturity during the coming five years," he stated.
Dado Van Peteghem, the co-CEO, said: "Over the past ten years, we have prided ourselves on our passion, our trailblazing approach to business and our unwavering commitment to delivering real value for our customers across a range of industries. The time is now right for us to start a new chapter and make the move into the Mena region."

"The team, led by the talented Vinckier, has already hit the ground running, securing our partnership with Chalhoub Group. As we get set for our biggest and best year to date, we look forward to introducing our revolutionary approach to businesses across the Middle East," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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