Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1st July

Four Principles, the leading Lean Management and Digital Transformation Consulting company in the Middle East celebrates the promotion of Mehdi Chelhi to Partner.

Mehdi first joined Four Principles in 2015 as a Senior Consultant and accelerated his career progression over the past 7 years.

Prior to joining Four Principles, Mehdi started his Consulting career at CSC Peat Marwick’s consulting business unit in Paris after graduating from HEC Paris. Here, Mehdi acquired vast experience in cross European strategy and management consulting assignments for a variety of global names in Banking, Telecoms, Utilities and Manufacturing. Following his tenure at CSC Peat Marwick, Mehdi worked at DXC Technology in Paris focusing on digital transformation projects for 3 years before joining Four Principles and moving to the Middle East.

During his 7-year tenure at Four Principles, Mehdi has led multiple major transformation projects across both the public and private sector in the Middle East and specifically in Saudi Arabia thereby implementing and realizing productivity improvements worth hundreds of millions of US Dollars, while at the same time improving quality, lead time and costs sustainably together with his clients.

In his new Partner role, Mehdi shall lead Four Principles’ efforts in the public sector while focusing on national scale Lean Digital Transformation projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Commenting on the announcement, Seif Shieshakly, Four Principles Co-Founder and Managing Partner, said: “Since Four Principles was founded in 2010, this is the first time we are appointing a team member to a Partner role and therefore this is a significant milestone for the company as a whole.”

Patrick Wiebusch, Four Principles Co-Founder and Managing Partner further added: “Mehdi lives and breathes the values of Four Principles, he is the embodiment of our vision of an ideal Lean Digital Transformation consultant, that relentlessly strives to deliver value to his clients, teams, and colleagues. We could not be prouder to have him with us at Four Principles and welcoming him into our Partnership.”