WeiserMazars Names Abdallah as Senior Advisor

New York-based accounting firm WeiserMazars LLP recently announced that Mahmoud Abdallah, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MISR Insurance Holding Company and Executive Vice President of American Re Group, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor in the WeiserMazars Consulting Practice, effective immediately.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mahmoud to the WeiserMazars family,” said Alex Unterkoefler, Partner-in-Charge of Consulting. “He is an extremely reputable leader in both the domestic and international insurance and reinsurance sectors and I am certain that he will be a valuable resource for both the firm’s management and the consulting team as we continue to grow our business in this marketplace.”

Mr. Abdallah added, “I am excited to be joining WeiserMazars and look forward to adding value to this great company and building on their solid track record of success. As the independent U.S. member firm of the global Mazars Group, WeiserMazars is well positioned to expand the Financial Services Practice both domestically and internationally.”

“This is a significant step forward for our practice as we continue to invest and grow our global consulting capabilities,” said Douglas A. Phillips, Managing Partner of WeiserMazars.

Mr. Abdallah has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, including international reinsurance, direct insurance brokering, mergers and acquisitions consulting, private-public globalization initiatives, and privatization of government owned insurance operations. He is a Board member of Validus, HSBC Egypt and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Mr. Abdallah has twice served as Chairman of the International Insurance Council, is currently the Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of MMA Global Investments and a member of the National Council for Arts and Sciences at George Washington University.