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Dale Zankl, Director of the Natural Resources and Energy practice

July 2017
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Stanton Chase Dubai office welcomes new leader

Stanton Chase, one of the Top 10 Global Leadership Firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Zankl as the Director of its Natural Resources and Energy practice for the Middle East. Dale will be based out of Stanton Chase’s offices in Dubai, where he will consult with  new and existing clients on their leadership challenges within the context of Natural Resources and Energy in the Middle East.

Dale has worked in the Natural Resources and Energy sector across North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East for over 25 years, covering functional leadership roles in Human Resources, Operations, Sales and Executive Management, at some of the most well-known organizations in the sector, such as Baker Hughes, Weatherford and Schlumberger. Credited with identifying and mentoring leaders in some of the world’s largest energy companies, Dale has successfully delivered assessment programs and devised strategic coaching plans for key decision makers across continents.

Speaking about his new role, Dale said, “I look forward to expanding Stanton Chase’s business across the Middle East and to helping clients build world-class leadership teams with the flexibility and resilience to adapt to the ever changing business environment.”

Commenting on the new appointment, Wassim Karkabi, Managing Partner of Stanton Chase Middle East and Global Head of Board & Executive Assessment, said “We are exciting about Dale’s appointment to head our natural resources and energy practice. Dale brings with him a substantial leadership and sector expertise that we look for in our own practice leaders. His engagement in the market will no doubt reinforce our already very strong position at the forefront of the Leadership Advisory Solution providers. We are excited to have Dale join the team and contribute in helping our clients address leadership challenges.”

Dale continues to be the Co-Chairman of the Northern Emirates Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).  He holds an MBA in Oil and Gas Management from The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK.

About Stanton Chase

Stanton Chase is ranked within the Top 10 Leadership firms globally and specializes in Board Advisory, Board Assessment, Executive & Leadership Assessment, Executive Search, and Executive Coaching. With proven expertise in key sectors of the global economy, it has 9 specialist practice groups that operate as international teams.  Stanton Chase is owned by its partners who take individual responsibility to deliver outstanding quality for each assignment. Stanton Chase is a member of the Association of Retained Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. For more information about Stanton Chase visit the website.


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