“Up Close And Personal”
In the October 23, 2009 issue of The Malaysia Star, Booz & Company Chairman Joe Saddi (Middle East) said that Booz & Company is looking to assist multinational companies seeking to penetrate the Asian market including Malaysia, as well as assist emerging Malaysian corporations extend their footprint at home and abroad. “Our people have global knowledge yet also understand the local culture,” said Saddi, who is based in Beirut but was attending the opening of the Booz & Company office in Kuala Lumpur, its 10th office in the Asian region. “We have expertise in navigating how the public and private sector interact together to form a more productive partnership,” he said. Saddi oversees Booz & Company’s business in Middle East, and sees synergies and possible business potential between Malaysia and the Middle East. “In the Middle East, many governments and companies always ask how Malaysia succeeded as an economy,” he said.”