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Ghassan Nassief Joins Teneo as a Managing Director

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Ghassan Nassief as a Managing Director and head of Teneo’s Financial Advisory practice in Riyadh.

Ghassan has spent over 21 years in the Kingdom, working across all regions in various corporate and investment banking roles. He has held senior roles in various local and international banks advising corporate clients on debt restructuring, project finance, working capital requirements, trade finance and most recently on M&A transactions as head of business development and placement at Swicorp. Ghassan has also held several C-level operational roles, including in challenging turnaround situations for complex businesses. ​

Ghassan holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, Ghassan has acquired the International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management by CISI of London and completed the Executive Leadership Program by Jack Welch Management Institute and Exponential Thinking by Singularity University in the United States. ​

Ghassan will be working alongside members of the expanded Teneo Middle East Financial Advisory team including Mihir Kamdar, a newly appointed Director who joined Teneo in May 2022 from PwC, where he was a Director in their Business Restructuring Services team and worked on some of the most iconic restructuring projects in the region.