Parsons appoints new financial director for MEA
Rick Henderson is to take over as Parsons’ senior vice president and Middle East and Africa (MEA) finance director
Parsons has appointed Rick Henderson as its senior vice president and Middle East and Africa (MEA) finance director.
Henderson has been with Parsons for almost two decades, having served in various financial positions across several regions with increasing responsibility.
Most recently, he served as vice president and corporate controller at the contractor.
Commenting on the appointment, Gary Adams, Parsons’ MEA president, said: “We are pleased that Rick has rejoined the MEA team. His deep knowledge of our business lines, the countries in MEA, and the Parsons regional business unit finance team will serve us well in today’s dynamic marketplace.”
Prior to his stint as corporate controller, Henderson was vice president and international finance manager with oversight of Parsons’ MEA financial reporting. Over the course of his tenure with the firm, he has facilitated the development and implementation of numerous finance and accounting policies and procedures.
Henderson holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas, Austin. He is also a certified public accountant and has completed the senior executive programme at London Business School.
In his latest role, Henderson will operate from Parsons’ MEA regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE.