Shipley Announces Official Operations in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

Shipley Establishes Operations in MENA Region to Support Global Clients and Pursuits throughout Middle East and North Africa.

Kaysville, Utah, USA – January 22, 2021 — Shipley Associates today announced the official opening of operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This office joins Shipley’s global operations in 11 other countries, including company headquarters in Kaysville, Utah, USA. The business is registered and recognized under Shipley Limited in the United Kingdom as Shipley MENA.

The new Shipley MENA operation supports clients based in the Middle East, GCC, Turkey, North Africa and other Arabic Speaking countries with full access to the resources in the UK, India, USA and other Shipley offices as well. Shipley MENA will support more than 20 countries in the region, and we are glad to add and support the Arabic language to our industry.

“We are thrilled to have Ahmad leading Shipley’s MENA business; his expertise and experience extends Shipley’s global footprint permanently to this important region. As with our other global offices, Ahmad will utilize Shipley’s proven tools and processes to address our clients’ business winning needs,” said Todd Barnett, President and CEO of Shipley.

Shipley MENA joins Shipley’s other operations around the world, including UK, India, Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, Costa Rica, Romania and Spain. Clients benefit from access to Shipley resources, talent, training programs and intellectual property on a global scale. The mission of Shipley globally is to help clients win business.

“Companies continue to turn to Shipley to support their business winning needs across the globe. Our new MENA office will provide additional bid and proposal support using proven Shipley methods and tools in this growing region.” said Brad Douglas, EVP Global Strategy at Shipley.

“Shipley adds competitive advantages to the companies to win business more than before. Shipley process and methodology are transforming MENA-based companies into another level. We have touched the value of our services and workshops; companies are managing opportunities better and winning most of them!” said Ahmad Al-Zoubi, Managing Director of Shipley MENA.

“I am delighted to consolidate our business in the Middle East under this operation. Shipley MENA gives us the opportunity to demonstrate our long-standing commitment to our clients in the region.” said Tony Birch, Chairman of Shipley Limited.

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 About Shipley Associates

Since 1972, Shipley Associates has provided organizations and individuals with business development consulting, staff augmentation, and training services focused on winning business in highly competitive environments. With over 400 employees and consultants worldwide, Shipley supports major business development projects from strategy development, process improvement, web-based and classroom training, sales enablement, capture planning and proposal writing and management on over 850 proposal efforts per year.

Shipley, the global leader in business development services, also provides capture management and proposal development services to 23 of the top 25 U.S. defense contractors and has worked with 42 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies to improve sales performance and pursuit win rates.