Najib Makarem

Najib Makarem

Partner, Abu Dhabi Market Leader

Abu Dhabi

Najib is a professional advisor providing over 19 years of diversified consulting experience within various industries and environments. Recognized for best practice knowledge, client-centric thinking, driving results for clients, and collaborative work ethics with strong follow-through and management skills. Team player and motivational leader with excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and communication skills.

Led several HR Transformation Initiatives in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe which included Organizational Design, Manpower Planning, Design of Operating Model, Rewards Framework and Leadership and Talent.

Having spent all his career in Management Consulting, his experience involves Strategy Formulation, Organizational Design & Restructuring, Manpower Planning, Analysis and Rationalization, HR Diagnostics & Risk Management, Performance Management, Operational Performance Improvement and Design of Operating Models, HR Policies & Procedures development, Job Evaluation, Grading & Rewards Structures, Change Management as well as facilitating top management vision-mission and business strategy development workshops.

Najib focuses heavily on leveraging the Firm’s key initiatives and cross-functional services for new business opportunities across the region with a successful track record for developing relationships among clients that are exhaustive to all industries within the market.

American University of Beirut with an emphasis on Strategic Planning & Organizational Behaviour.

He is also a certified EFQM Assessor from the European Foundation for Quality Management in Brussels.