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July 30, 2018

Dubai – Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announces the continuing expansion of its Middle East team with the appointment of Ghazanfar Shah as Senior Director in its regional Disputes and Investigations practice.

With more than 17 years of experience, Mr. Shah has been instrumental in assisting his clients navigate complex fraud investigations across multiple jurisdictions. Mr. Shah is a trusted adviser to government institutions, multi-national companies, sovereign wealth funds and family businesses in the Middle East.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Shah spent seven years with a Big Four accounting firm in its Forensic Investigations division in Dubai. During this time, Mr. Shah headed numerous high-profile fraud and anti-bribery investigations spanning the globe in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States (U.S.).

James Daniell, an A&M Managing Director and Head of A&M Disputes and Investigations Middle East, said: “Ghazanfar joins A&M as a seasoned professional who creates informed solutions that help clients maximize value. His appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to providing our valued clients with solutions rooted in experience and expertise. We welcome Ghazanfar to the firm and look forward to further expanding our presence, both in the region and globally.”

Mr. Shah is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Colorado, U.S. Additionally, he is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) from the U.K., a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

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