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Waddah Al Turki
Country Talent Manager at IKEA KSA


Waddah Al Turki has 20+ years of diversified work experience, hybrid cultures in different industries hospitality, banking, FMCG and retail. Business-based HR experience and is currently the Country Talent Manager at IKEA KSA and Bahrain.

As the HR subject matter expert for Saudi Arabia, his expertise is in both operational and strategic HR practices. Overseeing all aspects of human resources management, he establishes and develops Human Resource teams and infrastructure for companies to effectively support rapid business growth.

He also has extensive mergers and acquisitions integration experience. People are his passionate with practical understanding of business need, highly effective at incorporating creative leadership skills to achieve business objective and direct projects that improve organization talent efficiency while meeting deadline and budget requirement, has intensive experience in talent development and improving HR KPIs overall.

Agenda Sessions

  • Presentation: Saudi Government’s Coverage of 60 percent of Salaries Amid Coronavirus