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Wassim Karkabi

Managing Partner

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+971 50 559 0259

Wassim Karkabi serves as the global head of executive assessment at Stanton Chase. He is a seasoned executive search and executive coaching expert with over a decade of experience across the leadership spectrum.  He is a shareholder and Managing Partner at Stanton Chase Middle East, based in the Dubai office, and a shareholder in the Moscow office of Stanton Chase.

Wassim Karkabi has successfully advised a variety of international and regional organizations on their strategic and leadership concerns, and has completed senior executive assignments in Executive Search, Executive Assessment, Executive Coaching and Business Growth Coaching in the Middle East and more specifically in the Gulf countries since 1997. He has served leading multinational and regional holding companies as well as local companies and has worked closely with and completed assignments for clients in a variety of industrial subsectors.

Wassim Karkabi advises clients on leadership, including acquiring, assessing, and growing their leaders to achieve the strategic goals of the business.  He coaches a number of CEO, COO, COO level executives as well as business owners on their personal and business growth and development.

Wassim has an Executive MBA from Hult International Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of La Verne, California. He is a member of the International Coach Federation and a Certified Executive and Business Coach. He is also certified in a variety of Psychometric, Socio-metric and Cognitive Assessment Tools.

Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm in Dubai, UAE


Office S06, 2nd Floor, Block 17, Dubai Knowledge Village
P.O. Box: 500195
United Arab Emirates

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Phone: +9714 36 93 529
Email: [email protected]

Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm in Beijing, China


Rm 15C, CITIC Building, No.19
Jianguomenwai Dajie

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Phone: (+86) 10-6500-6475
Email: [email protected]

Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm in Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong

15/F Soundwill Plaza II – Midtown
1-29 Tang Lung Street
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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Phone: (+852) 2526 6319
Email: [email protected]

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The Stanton Chase Team

The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remains unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.