Neuberger Berman appoints Murgian to head MENA region
Money manager Neuberger Berman has appointed Khalid Murgian as managing director and head of Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Based in Dubai, Murgian will develop Neuberger Berman’s business effort in the region, and report to Dik van Lomwel, head of Europe, Middle East, Africa and LatAm.
Murgian was previously head of MENA and new markets at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and prior to this he was head of business development, Middle East at Threadneedle Asset Management.
“This is a significant milestone for Neuberger Berman. Our objective is to be close to our clients and the office opening reflects our commitment to a very important region for us,” said van Lomwel.
Murgian added: “I am delighted to be joining Neuberger Berman. The firm’s range of investment strategies has broad appeal in the region and as an independent, privately owned asset manager, its structure is strongly aligned with client interests.”