Mazars announces strategic partnership with Ideagen, to provide integrated internal audit solutions to clients in Qatar

On March 1st, 2022: Mazars, announced a strategic partnership with Ideagen Plc, the leading global provider of governance, risk and compliance software, to provide clients in Qatar with fully integrated internal audit solutions.
Mazars and Ideagen virtual signing ceremony

Through this new partnership, Mazars will use Ideagen’s market-leading audit management software, Pentana Audit, to deliver integrated internal audit services to its clients in the Qatar region, helping them meet the challenges of a rapidly changing regulatory landscape.

Mazars works with a broad range of clients, from privately owned businesses, to some of the largest corporations in the world, with specialist teams dedicated to key markets and specific industry sectors. Mazars prides itself on being supported by the latest technology, global methodology and processes, and by collaborating with Ideagen’s audit management software, internal audits are more efficient, transparent and risk - aligned.

Pentana Audit solutions are built by auditors for auditors. Already trusted by more than 650 organisations worldwide, Ideagen’s technology helps customers embed intelligence in processes, advance quality, improve processes and reduce risks, providing them with live and accurate information to help them make the right decisions at the right time.

Ahmed Tawfik, Mazars in Qatar Managing Partner said: “Our alignment with Ideagen, one of the leading audit management software providers globally, reflects Mazars’ agility and ability to leverage partnerships to provide our clients with high quality services, which is one of the key market differentiators for us in Qatar.”

Hatem Elsafty, Risk Advisory Leader at Mazars in Qatar added: “Our business development strategy is focused on building integrated solutions providing consulting services that are combined with the right tools and software, and therefore, working with a respectable solution provider like Ideagen reflects our ability to provide the best services to our clients.”

Ben Dorks, CEO at Ideagen, said: “Our partnership with Mazars in Qatar is hugely exciting for Ideagen. Our audit management solution automates tasks and workflows, in alignment with the business’ strategic objectives, enabling Mazars and their clients to focus on higher-value activities, not arduous admin tasks.”

Dorks continues: “Mazars has a proven track record of helping clients, including government bodies in the Qatar region, build business resilience and create efficient operations. Pentana Audit brings together all aspects of the audit cycle and combined with Mazars’ expertise and network, will help us further expand our audit offering in the middle east region, while supporting even more clients to optimise their audit management.”

Ideagen’s quality, audit, risk and collaboration software solutions are already used by more than 7,000 highly regulated customers across multiple industries such as aviation, financial services, life-sciences, healthcare and manufacturing with operations throughout the UK, US, Australia, Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia.

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