Holborn Assets appointments Riyad Adamou as Chief Commercial Officer

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Riyad Adamou, Holborn Assets.

Holborn Assets, the leading wealth management group, has announced it is expanding its executive team with the appointment of Riyad Adamou as Chief Commercial officer.

Based at the company’s Dubai headquarters, Adamou will take a leading role in Holborn’s global operations and will work closely with Chief Operations Officer, Simon Parker. Adamou’s experience and successful strategic record has secured him an additional position on the firm’s executive board where he will advise on all aspects of the business.

Adamou was formerly Senior Vice President and senior board member of Globaleye for 8 years, where he played a key and pivotal role in managing the business’ worldwide.

The appointment comes as Holborn Assets looks to significantly expand its business both in the UAE and internationally. Over the next 12 months, the firm has confirmed it will be opening six new offices across the Middle East and Asia to strengthen its client proposition as it becomes a globally-focused financial brand, while also hinting at strong year on year growth figures.

Commenting on growth prospects and new appointments, Holborn Assets Chief Executive Officer Bob Parker said:

“We are delighted to welcome Riyad onboard, and this appointment clearly demonstrates our ongoing intent to recruit those of the highest caliber. Riyad’s knowledge and depth of experience will prove a valuable addition as Holborn embarks on its ongoing strategic plan for global expansion. Riyad’s appointment will be the first of many announcements over the coming months as Holborn continues on this already transformational, and financially successful, year.”

Adding to Parker’s comments, Riyad Adamou said:

“I am delighted to have joined the company at such a bold and exciting time. I have been inspired by the will and determination shown by both Bob and Simon to take Holborn Assets worldwide. I am excited by the proposition and look forward to joining this ambitious and forward thinking team.”

About Holborn Assets:

Holborn Assets is a global financial services group and a leading financial advisory firm based in Dubai. Established in the Emirates for over 20 years, the business has expanded to operate throughout the Middle East and Africa.

A family owned and operated business, Holborn Assets has over 400 employees worldwide, including circa 100 financial advisors. Committed to delivering the best possible service, each advisor is trained and qualified to United Kingdom standards with most holding qualifications from the UK’s Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) or Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI). There are also a number of Irish, US and South African qualified advisers.

Holborn’s experienced team of professional advisors specialise in delivering clients quality, independent financial advice and services. Core areas of operation include: Independent Financial Services, Financial Solutions, Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Shariah Wealth, Currency Exchange, Employee Benefits, Management Services, Insurance, Investments, Protection & Insurance, Pensions, Mortgages, Offshore Services, Tax Planning, Will Writing, Pension Transfers, and QROPS.

Holborn Assets is regulated by the UAE Insurance Authority and the South African FSB.