Neuberger Berman has appointed Jahangir Aka as head of Middle East & North Africa (MENA), in charge of the firms distribution efforts in the region.
Based in Dubai, he reports to Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and Latin America.
Aka joins Neuberger Berman from SEI Investments, where he worked since 2006, most recently as head of Middle East. Prior to his years at SEI, he spent eight years at Standard Chartered Bank in roles across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and Latin America comments: “As we continue to deepen client relationships and gain new ones in the MENA region, it’s important to have experienced professionals with local expertise. Jahangir has a deep understanding of the needs and priorities of our local clients and we look forward to his insight and contribution.”