Keypoint appoints Mubeen Khadir as Head of Tax
Keypoint, a leading professional services firm in the Kingdom of Bahrain and across the GCC, has appointed Mubeen Khadir (pictured left) as its new head of tax consulting, with effect from July 2017.
Mubeen, who is a corporate and tax lawyer with over 15 years of experience of advising clients in the Middle East and Australia on a range of tax issues, will lead the firm’s work with a variety of clients as he leads a new service line for the growing professional services firm.
Wajdi Al Jallad, the managing director of Keypoint, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Mubeen to his new role. He is highly respected across the GCC and his energy, enthusiasm and strategic insight can only add to the great success we have been experiencing in the market. We continue to invest heavily in expanding our services. Mubeen’s appointment comes at an exciting time for us, as we seek to lead the way in bringing a truly differentiated offering to our clients.”
Mubeen said: “I am delighted to be moving into this new role with Keypoint. Keypoint has a unique and dynamic proposition in the market with our combination of tax and other market leading services. I am excited and proud to lead our fantastic team of talented consultants and look forward to working closely with my fellow directors and our quickly growing tax team.”
Keypoint has also announced the appointment of George Campbell as an associate director in its newly-founded tax team. George is a UK chartered tax adviser (CTA) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation with over 10 years of specialist VAT experience and has advised a wide variety of businesses and organizations on indirect tax, helping to identify efficiencies, ensure compliance and generate savings. Having worked for ‘Big 4’ firms in the UK, George has been working with businesses across the GCC for the last 12 months on all aspects of VAT implementation.
George said, “I am excited at this new opportunity and look forward to sharing my experience and knowledge of VAT with our clients.”
Mubeen and George are supported by managers, assistant managers and consultants who have advised clients in the Middle East and across the world on international tax, VAT and other indirect taxes. Based in Bahrain with immediate access to other GCC countries, team members have worked across industrial sectors including financial services, oil & gas, real estate and construction, automotive and healthcare.
As well as the immediate priority of VAT services, Keypoint’s tax team provides a range of tax services, including tax advice, structuring and due diligence; international tax advisory; transfer pricing advice; tax dispute resolution; and tax issues within Islamic finance.
To find out more about Keypoint and their tax services, please visit www.keypoint.com