Simmons' Abu Dhabi office currently has 11 lawyers, including four partners, while the Dubai base has 18 lawyers, of which five are partners
Vora, who has worked at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority since March 2009, will manage 35 billion rupees ($686 million) in offshore equities for the Indian asset manager, the official said declining to be identified before a public announcement.
He replaces Mubashar Khokhar, the previous CEO, who has resigned from his position with the bank citing personal reasons as the motivation for his departure.
A number of additional appointments and transfers reflect the firm's focus on addressing client needs in growth sectors in the region, including Energy, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Technology, Hospitality and Financial Services.
The bank’s Islamic banking operations will be segregated from its conventional counterpart in all aspects. Furthermore, in line with CBO requirements, the bank will also have four-member Shari’ah board to ensure the operations are in complianc
In her new role, Burgess is responsible for managing the growth and development of Northern Trust's business activities across Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. She reports to Penelope Biggs, head of the Institutional Investor Group for EMEA, and
Prior to this, Dr Al-Binali was the principal and chief investment officer of Saffar, a position held since May 2007.