Executive Search Firm in Dubai, UAE

Our Consultants

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Panos Manolopoulos

Global Leader Board and CEO Services Practice Group
Managing Partner
p.manolopoulos@stantonchase.com

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Wassim Karkabi

Global Head, Board & Executive Assessment
Managing Partner
w.karkabi@stantonchase.com

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Gregory Nazaryan

Global Sector Leader, Warehousing
Partner
g.nazaryan@stantonchase.com

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Stelios Pigadiotis

Partner
s.pigadiotis@stantonchase.com

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Dale Zankl

Director, Middle East
d.zankl@stantonchase.com

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Hatem Hannoun

Director
h.hannoun@stantonchase.com

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Fahim Mahmud

Principal Consultant
f.mahmud@stantonchase.com

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Shayma Ibrahim

Consultant
s.ibrahim@stantonchase.com

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Amel El Ouazzani

Senior Marketing Executive
a.elouazzani@stantonchase.com

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Contact

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

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Phone: +9714 36 93 529
Email: dubai@stantonchase.com

About the office

Your Leadership Partner in the Middle East, Stanton Chase in Dubai delivers Executive Search, Leadership Assessment, Leadership Transition Solutions and Executive Coaching across the Middle East and North Africa region.  The Dubai office was founded in 2006 to assist organizations acquire, assess and grow exceptional leaders and provide leadership solutions, acting as a true leadership and business partner for regional corporate champions across the Middle East.

Stanton Chase in the Middle East delivers executive search, assessment and coaching solutions at its highest standards, focused on top management and functional key positions based on strict client dedication. Our philosophy is to maximize client value through a consultative relationship, focusing, adapting and responding effectively to the diverse business challenges of our clients.

Commitment to quality and speed results fit seamlessly together with global reach and profound regional expertise. Our industry practice groups allow us to identify leaders with proven multi-cultural experience and cutting-edge functional skills while leveraging the full benefit of our global network of resources. Assessment process is enhanced by the use of state-of-the-art personality evaluation tools and methodologies to appraise candidates’ competencies.

“Retention, engagement and performance are the fruits of a deep understanding of people, culture and organization. Our solutions provide you with strategic data that help you identify, understand and evaluate your talents today and adjust your direction according to your vision.”

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Assessment Technology Outcomes

Stanton Chase will help you to identify and effectively use an assessment system that empowers you with the ability to make improved, data-driven decisions across all levels of your organization. Making effective decisions will ensure you are on the right path to quickly accomplish your strategic plans.

The power of assessment technologies is leveraged by targeting organizations and leaders who recognize the value of “people first” and strive to optimize their hiring, engagement, productivity and retention.

Assessment Systems

As partners of global leaders in assessment technologies, Stanton Chase has meticulously constructed a portfolio of assessment systems that are each designed and developed to bring value and optimize different facets of talent management.

Culture in partnership with Hofstede Insights MENA

Consulting and Training

Intercultural Management Programmes

  • Leading Successfully Across Cultures
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Global Virtual Management

Organizational Culture

  • Cultular Executive Ownership Program
  • Best Culture To Perform Award

Certifications

For Consultants

  • Organisational Culture Certification
  • Intercultural Management Certification

For Corporates

  • Cultural Ambassador
  • Cultural Attaché

For Lectures

  • Organisational Culture –Accredited Lecturer
  • Certification in Intercultural Management –
 Accredited Lecturer

Human Resources Development Tools

Organisational Culture Scan

  • Team Culture Scan
  • Executive Match

Country Culture Tools

  • Culture Compass
  • Compare Countries

Psychometrics

  • Personality (including role-matching)
  • Abilities (verbal, numerical, logical, checking)
  • Motivations
  • Potential
  • Leadership
  • Behaviour Type at Work
  • Sales Profile
  • 360 Assessments

Leadership in partnership with IntelligentBoardRoom:

Enables decision-makers to determine if a team is “Fit for Growth”

“How effective is your executive team in realizing the strategy?” This is the single most important people question you will face, and IntelligentBoardRoom will help you find the answer.

IntelligentBoardRoom's cognitive software is the tool of choice for Executive Boards. IBR guarantees a fast, transparent and high-quality review to understand if a team is "Fit for Growth", and the likelihood of strategic success.

IntelligentBoardRoom aims to be the new standard in the People Effectiveness industry when it comes to making decisions about management teams. IntelligentBoardRoom is cognitive software for the difficult conversations.

“A solution that helps organizations, business owners and boards better define executive and leadership roles within their organization in alignment with strategic goals, assess the existing leadership team’s capability to deliver on those strategic objectives, and work with them to maximize their leadership potential”.

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Executive Coaching Outcomes

Benefits to the individual include:

  • Enhance leader impact & performance
  • Develop personal plan for professional leader development
  • Improve team management
  • Increase leadership effectiveness
  • Identify & focus on professional leadership priorities
  • Focus on key business impact areas

The organization benefits from:

  • Greater commitment from leaders
  • Improved business performance
  • Retention of key leadership talent
  • Increased emotional engagement of management team and subordinates
  • Increased creativity outlook and motivation

Areas of Coaching Specialization

We specialize in coaching executive leaders and directors at the Board & C-Suite Levels, and focus on effective performance and leadership behavior within the work environment. What we offer is unbiased objectivity, confidentiality, motivation, and practical support.

We specialize in coaching for:

Executive Coaching Program Overview

Four Steps to a Turnkey Executive Coaching Solution:
1. Understand

Assessing who they are today as a leaders, including how they see themselves, how others see them and how leadership science sees them.

2. Align

Giving each leader feedback on their collective assessments and aligning with them on their current Leader Profile.

3. Achieve

Coaching each leader on setting leadership growth goals and working with them to make the necessary changes to become the leaders they want to be.

4. Evolve

Aligning leaders and the organization on the changes they have achieved and the way forward for continued growth.

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Stanton Chase, one of the Top 10 Global Leadership Firms, worked closely over a strategic assignment with RAK Hospitality Holding to identify, assess and hire a Managing Director.  After an extensive Regional Search and careful consideration of numerous potential candidates, Ziad El Masri was confirmed as the new Managing Director for Hakaya Collection and RAK Hospitality Logistics, members of RAK Hospitality Holding.

Dale Zankl, Director of the Natural Resources and Energy practice

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 […]

Stanton Chase announces the placement of Stephan Aumann as the Chief Executive Officer of Oman Drydock Company

Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2017: Stanton Chase, one of the Top 10 Global Leadership Firms, worked closely on a strategic assignment with Oman Drydock Company to identify, assess and hire a Chief Executive Officer.  After an extensive global search and careful consideration of numerous top candidates, on April 16th, 2017, Stephan Aumann was confirmed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Oman Drydock Company.

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Stelios Pigadiotis Appointed Middle East Client Partner

Stanton Chase, a global leadership solutions firm, with focus on Leadership Advisory, Executive Search, Executive Assessment and Leadership Growth services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stelios Pigadiotis as the Client Partner for the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice, for the Middle East

Stanton Chase Names Leadership Assessment Head

Stanton Chase, a global leadership solutions firm specializing in Executive Search, Executive Assessment, and CEO and Board Advisory services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wassim Karkabi, Managing Partner Middle East, as the Global Head for Executive Assessment Solutions.

Stanton Chase announces the placement of Panicos Euripides at Al Jaber

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2016: Stanton Chase, one of the Top 10 Global Leadership Firms, worked closely over an extended assignment with Al Jaber Group to identify, assess and hire a Group Chief Executive Officer. After an extensive search across the Middle East region and consideration of numerous potential candidates, Al Jaber Group arrived at a solid shortlist of three outstanding candidates, and on December 16, 2015, Mr. Panicos Euripides was confirmed as the new Group Chief Executive Officer for Al Jaber Group.