Education, HR & Training

PwC Middle East sets a new record welcoming 500+ graduates

PwC Middle East has welcomed 412 graduates this summer, setting a record high of 529 new graduates throughout 2022 and reinforcing its commitment to investing in the region’s talent.
 
This year, Saudi Arabia recorded the highest number of graduates with over 190 Saudis, and of the total graduates, more than half are women. 
 
The newly hired graduates are across all of PwC Middle East’s lines of service. Their comprehensive training will enable them to join the firm’s community of solvers, where they will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in different sectors including ESG, digital transformation and financial services. 
 
Largest cohort
Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle East Senior Partner, commented: “Our largest cohort of graduates to date has 500+ diverse and talented new colleagues joining our various lines of service to have the opportunity to leverage our capabilities across different industries.
 
He added: “We’re proud to continue our legacy of development, and we are committed to ensuring that our people are able to thrive. Our graduates bring a fresh perspective to the market, and I’m confident in their ability to lead our firm into the future.” 
 
PwC Chief People Officer for EMEA and the Middle East, Mona Abou Hana added: “We are committed to providing this community of solvers with career opportunities that fuel their ambition and enable them to lead meaningful change in the communities we operate in. We will continue to invest in their development journey, professional and personal, to deliver trusted solutions our region needs to continue to transform.”-- TradeArabia News Service