Rima H Ahmed
CFO & Regional Director
Rima, a graduate of Harvard Business School, is a business leader with more than 17 years’ experience in multinational blue-chip companies across Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Rima has been in the Middle East region for the last 10 years. Having worked for organizations with different levels of financial prowess and cross-cultural operations, Rima can easily lead and integrate high performing teams. Being a people leader, Rima provides strong leadership, problem-solving, team building & project management skills with a positive hands-on approach to delivering results whilst building and maintaining relationships with internal/external stakeholders. Rima is currently a Senior Leadership Team Member of ManpowerGroup Middle East, and in addition to that she wears several other hats in the business: - As Regional CFO, she is responsible for driving the business and its financial strategies, managing regional & global expectations, delivering results whilst setting a strategic executive framework and improving profitability by adding to the bottom line. - As Regional Director of Shared Services she is responsible for driving HR, Legal, Marketing & IT strategies, improving employee engagement, Talent acquisition/retention, legal compliance, contract negotiations, creating/deploying best practice policies & procedures and marketing of the ManpowerGroup brand across the Middle East. - Finally, as Regional Leader of Right Management, ManpowerGroup’s Career and Talent Management brand, Rima is responsible for driving the Right Management business in the ME through Outplacement, Career Management and Talent Management services. Rima believes that “We are not a product of our circumstances but a product of our decisions” (Stephen Covey), we drive our own path with courage and self-belief.