Natixis Investment Managers has appointed Suhail Albaz as an executive managing director and regional head of Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, responsible for leading the Institutional, Wholesale and Family Office business channels.
Albaz will be based in Dubai and will report to Oliver Bilal, head of International Sales and Marketing. He joins from Columbia Threadneedle where he spent 9 years most recently leading the firm’s Institutional and Wholesale activities for the Middle East. He was also chair of Middle East Board of Directors and SEO for regulatory purposes under the DSFA.
He began his career as an analyst with Mashreqbank and has previously held Product and Business Development positions at Sinogulf Real Estate Investments and Abu Dhabi Investment Company.