Shuaa appoints strategic advisor
Dubai, January 20, 2014
Dubai-based Shuaa Capital, a provider of client-centric, fully integrated financial services, has appointed Soha Nashaat as strategic advisor to the executive chairman.
Nashaat joins the company to expand Shuaa’s scope of products and advisory capabilities, increase client engagement activity and ensure delivery of client-centric solutions.
Nashaat joins Shuaa from Barclays Bank where she was most recently senior advisor and member of the board of Barclays Bank Suisse. She had previously established the footprint and operations for the wealth management business as CEO, Middle East for Barclays Wealth.
Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, executive chairman, Shuaa Capital, said: “We are pleased to welcome Soha Nashaat to Shuaa. Soha is a high-calibre leader with global, multi-touch experience and expertise in building client-centric financial organizations, serving private and institutional clients. Her skill set greatly complements our existing team and will add immediate value to our regional and international client value proposition.”
Nashaat said: “I have always seen Shuaa as the leading UAE investment bank, with deep roots in the regional financial industry and respected for its international calibre team. Shuaa is in an excellent place to shine and I look forward to adding my energy and experience to building a prosperous future.”
Nashaat has been widely recognized as a leader in financial services and a leading business woman, including “Woman Banker of the year 2007” by Businesswomen and Leaders Achievements Awards, “Leading Business Women in the Arab World” by the Financial Times in 2007 and 2008 and “Top 100 women in Finance” by Financial News (Dow Jones).
Nashaat will remain in the position of Board Member of Barclays Bank (Suisse). She also sits on the Board of the Foundation for Renewable Energy & Environment, a US-based non-profit organisation, as well as the International Committee for Barnard College, Columbia University. – TradeArabia News Service