Grant Thornton celebrates launch of a new member firm in Lebanon
Grant Thornton is delighted to announce the launch of the new member firm in Lebanon as a regional hub for the Levant. For the launch, a senior delegation from Grant Thornton International was received by the Prime Minister of Lebanon’s council of ministers H.E. Mr. Saad El Hariri. The visit was followed by a reception held at the Sursock Museum, attended by ministers, MPs, Central Bank, various CEOs, and other distinguished guests from the banking and audit field, as well as the private sector. The event showcased the firm’s new strategy “Growing Together 2020” under its new leadership supported by a team of 60 professional servicing Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon.
Grant Thornton Lebanon is a Grant Thornton International member firm, with its permanent office based in Beirut. Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. With 53,000 people working in over 135 countries, Grant Thornton is committed to provide clients with the best experience throughout their journey with a professional services firm. Having global scale, combined with local market understanding and expertise, Grant Thornton firms helped dynamic organisations realise their strategic ambitions.
Jean Sfeir, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Lebanon, announced: “Grant Thornton Lebanon is a firm driven by strong leadership that believes reputation and quality are the two absolute cornerstones of our business. Our Growing Together strategy is centred around unlocking the potential for growth in our people, clients and our communities so we can help shape a vibrant economy where businesses and people can flourish.”
He also added: “We promise our clients a responsive and distinctive service, enabled by our dynamic teams of local and international high-quality experts, deep sectoral knowledge and leading-edge audit software, and we stand to it. “Growing Together 2020” is not simply the theme of our launch event, it is our commitment to help our clients grow, using an objective and risk-conscious approach that balances reason and insight.
Mr. Sfeir concluded: “We are happy to host our Grant Thornton colleagues in Lebanon. This event is a great opportunity to also express our continuous commitment to contribute to the economic development of Lebanon, using our professional knowledge and experience thus making a difference to our clients, colleagues and the communities, in which we live and work – in other words – Growing Together.”
Grant Thornton International Ltd is a network of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms, made up of 53,000 people in 135+ countries. For more than 100 years, Grant Thornton International have helped dynamic organisations realise their strategic ambitions. Whether you’re looking to finance growth, manage risk and regulation, optimise your operations or realise stakeholder value, they can help you. they’ve got scale, combined with local market understanding. That means they’re everywhere you are, as well as where you want to be.