Ayman Haddad: Executive Search Consultant, Middle East

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Ayman Haddad

Ayman Haddad is the managing partner of Middle East and Africa for DHR International and is based in the firm’s Dubai office. Mr. Haddad has 25 years of professional experience including management consulting, acting CEO of a family owned business and executive search consulting. Read more >

Ayman Haddad is the managing partner of Middle East and Africa for DHR International and is based in the firm’s Dubai office. Mr. Haddad has 25 years of professional experience including management consulting, acting CEO of a family owned business and executive search consulting. Mr. Haddad was previously a managing partner with Heidrick & Struggles focusing on CEO and senior level search and advisory assignments throughout the Middle East. His experience in building leadership teams spans the industrial, financial services, private equity and advanced technology sectors. Mr. Haddad was one of the founders and governors of the GCC Board of Directors Institute aimed at raising the Corporate Governance bar in the region.

Prior to his career in executive search, Mr. Haddad worked as a consultant for Accenture and as a partner for PwC for 12 years in Europe and the Middle East helping clients transform their businesses from strategy , business process improvement, to systems integration. Mr. Haddad has also worked for a family owned business with assets in the consumer and real estate industries as the acting CEO. He helped the family expand its core business, diversify its portfolio of assets, and implement best practices at the holding level.

Mr. Haddad holds an MBA with high honours from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He also earned a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne in France. He is a board member of several businesses and associations. He is fluent in French, Arabic, and English. < Read less

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Dubai | Middle East
January 2017 | Hunt Scanlon Media

DHR International Partners with Mercer Middle East

Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic partnership with DHR International, to provide each partner’s customer bases with a respective set of benefits. More >

December 2016 | MENA Herald

Mercer and DHR International Enter Into Mutually Beneficial Strategic Partnership

Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic partnership with global executive search firm DHR International, with the mutually beneficial cooperation combining the strengths of both parties, to provide each partner’s customer bases with a respective set of benefits. More >

November 2015 | Lebanon Opportunities

Ayman Haddad speaks at a conference on Corporate Governance in Family Owned Firms

Families are faced with governance issues as a newer generation is taking over well established businesses. The workshop will discuss best practice and provide case studies. Managing Partner Ayman Haddad was the moderator for this conference. More >

March 2015 | MTV Business

Ayman Haddad interview with MTV

DHR's Ayman Haddad, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, was interviewed on MTV Business. English subtitles included. More >

October 2014

Hadadd interviewed on CNBC Arabia

DHR's Ayman Haddad, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, was interviewed on CNBC Arabia. English subtitles included. More >

June 2014 | Dubai Eye 103.8

Dubai Eye 103.8 interview with Managing Director, Ayman Haddad

Ayman Haddad, Managing Director at DHR International, looks at the latest trends in recruitment. More >

September 2014 | Al Bayan

Dubai land of opportunities

There is an increase in demand for C-level employees in Dubai for the retail, construction and the real estate sectors and less in the financial sector. DHR's Ayman Haddad talks about how Dubai is competing with Honk Kong, London and New York in attracting talented and highly experienced executives. More >

August 2014 | IPT.net

New skills required for top seat positions in ICT

Ayman Haddad and Abbed Anabtawi of executive search specialist DHR International, share some tips on C-level recruitment trends in the technology sector in the Middle East region. More >