Rima H Ahmed
CFO & Regional Director
Rima is a highly focused commercially driven business leader with more than 20 years of hands on international experience in multinational blue-chip companies across Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East, delivering and reviewing operations whilst developing robust strategic business plans. Rima possess significant drive, vision, energy and passion with a broad range of experiences both in driving the business and financial performance of an organization. Rima has been in the Middle East region since 2008, having worked for organizations with different levels of financial prowess and cross-cultural operations. 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 a Senior Leadership Team Member of ManpowerGroup Middle East, in addition to wearing several hats in the business. As Regional CFO, she is responsible for driving the business and its financial strategies, managing stakeholder expectations, whilst setting the 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. As Regional Leader of Right Management, Rima leads the Talent Solutions Right Management Brand across Middle East and North Africa. Rima builds strategic partnerships and brand value for high profile clients. Leveraging deep industry expertise Rima understands and provides solutions for what clients wants to address their complex workforce needs. Rima supports clients with their strategic talent plans through customized Outplacement, Career Management and Talent Management solutions, leveraging best in breed technology, and extensive workforce insights across multiple countries at scale. 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.