|20 September, 2016

Abu Dhabi Financial Group appoints Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi Managing Director, CEO of Integrated Capital

Abu Dhabi Financial Group appointed Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Capital.

Abu Dhabi Financial Group appoints Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi Managing Director, CEO of Integrated Capital
19 September 2016
Dr. Al Hashemi also becomes Chairman of Integrated Securities, ADFG's securities business

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 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."


About Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG):
ADFG is an alternative investment manager focused on growth and value creation across financial services, real estate and technology.

Since it was established, ADFG has expanded and evolved to deliver consistent returns to its clients, pursuing a strategy of opportunistic investments across a variety of sectors and geographies. This approach has enabled the firm to successfully adapt to variations in the macroeconomic climate in order to respond to investors' changing needs.

Today, ADFG has assets under management of over $3.5bn, international offices in the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai), the UK (London) and Montenegro (Podgorica), and has received widespread acclaim for its strong track record and pioneering approach to investing.

For further information on ADFG, visit www.adfg.ae.

About Integrated Capital:
Integrated Capital, the capital markets arm of ADFG, is a UAE Central Bank-licensed investment company based in Abu Dhabi. Integrated Capital offers a range of equity and debt capital market services, from advisory to asset management, providing clients with access to a diverse range of investment opportunities across the Middle East. 

About Integrated Securities:
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Integrated Securities is a brokerage firm specializing in equities listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and the Dubai Financial Market. Our team is well-positioned to deliver a holistic service to clients by providing access to leading market opportunities on local bourses.

Originally founded in 2001 Integrated Securities has a strong track record and an extensive understanding of the UAE's capital markets. Under ADFG's ownership, the firm has a vision to augment the customer experience by increasing the range of services on offer, while improving high-quality standards taking into account individual needs and aspirations.

For more information on Integrated Securities, visit: www.IntegratedSecurities.com

For further information, please contact:
Tom Drummond / Tameem Alkintar
ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller
Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-4-4507600
Email: tom.drummond@bm.com / tameem.alkintar@bm.com

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