Middle East

GWM expands into Middle East

Global Wealth Management Group (GWM) has announced that Shawn Mofidi has been elected chairman of the wealth management and family office services division of the firm.

New CFO for VocaLink

VocaLink, an international payment transaction specialist, has appointed Claire Hafner to its board as CFO. Hafner will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial management, including the accounting, commercial, procurement, legal, and risk and compliance functions.

Standard Chartered appoints MENA head

On September 1, David Law will join Standard Chartered as the managing director and regional head of the origination and client coverage (OCC) team for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena). Law will report to V. Shankar, member of the Standard Chartered group management committee and group head of origination and client coverage.

BNYM expands treasury services in EMEA

The Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM) has further strengthened its treasury services operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with new appointments in Brussels, Frankfurt, Cairo and London.

Linklaters appoints new EEMENA head

Linklaters appoints new EEMENA head

International law firm Linklaters has appointed Stuart Salt as regional managing partner of the firm’s Emerging Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EEMENA) practice, with effect from 1 May 2009.