Abu Dhabi, UAE; September 19, 2016: Abu Dhabi Financial Group (“ADFG” or “the Group”) has appointed Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Capital, the Group’s capital markets business. He will also become Chairman of Integrated Securities, ADFG’s securities business which provides clients with the opportunity to trade on UAE, GCC and international markets.
Dr. Al Hashemi brings a wealth of experience from working in senior leadership positions across businesses, government, and academia. Most recently, he was Executive Director of Infrastructure and Environment at the General Secretariat of Abu Dhabi’s Executive Council. Dr. Al Hashemi holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University in the United States.
Commenting on the appointment, Jassim Alseddiqi, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Financial Group, said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi as MD and CEO of Integrated Capital and Chairman of Integrated Securities. He brings extensive experience and expertise from holding key positions within the business, academic and government sectors, and has the calibre to reinforce the status of Integrated Capital and Integrates Securities as leaders within the region’s financial services industry. I very much look forward to working closely with him.”
Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi, said: “ADFG has a tremendous track record and an even brighter future. Based on the vision and conviction of ADFG’s leadership and the talent of the wider team, Integrated Capital and Integrated Securities have emerged to become leaders within the UAE financial services sector. I look forward to ensuring that both businesses continue to grow and flourish over the months and years ahead.”