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Leadership Profile

Mahmoud Ghazi

Partner, CEO, Mercer Saudi Arabia



•Mahmoud is Mercer’s Chief Executive Officer in Saudi Arabia, leading Mercer’s business in the Kingdom.

•Based out of Riyadh, Mahmoud drives the strategy and businesses in Saudi Arabia, advancing the strong portfolio across the Health, Wealth and Career businesses and leading the introduction and implementation of market plans and development initiatives.

•Mahmoud is also the Chairman of Mercer Saudi Arabia board of directors the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mercer Jordan, Mercer’s regional talent hub in Amman. Mahmoud is a member of the India ME, Turkey and Africa leadership team.

•Throughout his career, he has held a number of positions across global management consulting firms, focusing on strategy articulation and execution, organizational restructuring, and business improvement.




•Worked closely and advised governments, family owned conglomerates on people, health and investment related issues.

•Led and participated in several projects within ME/Saudi Arabia on organization transformation and improvement, with focus on total rewards design including pay structures, short and long term incentive schemes, executive remuneration, corporate governance, and investment advisory.

•Worked closely with C-suit on key issues related to their people and business performance that is impacting profitability and identified solutions to overcome their challenges and improve the financial performance. 

•Throughout  his engagements, Mahmoud has developed deep industry knowledge of various industries including Food & Beverages, Government, Retail, and Construction & RE.

•Managed to lead teams and grow businesses across different industries and geographies. 




•Mahmoud holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration Management Concentration from New York University.