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Thursday, 02 February 2023 01:47 GMT

Al-Khatib Appointed MENA Investment Banking CEO


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Reuters

Dubai: Investment bank Lazard Ltd said yesterday it hired Wassim Al-Khatib as chief executive officer of the bank's investment banking business for the Middle East and North Africa. Al-Khatib will also be CEO of Lazard Saudi Arabia, the statement said, adding that the bank plans to make its presence in the kingdom its regional Middle East and North Africa investment banking hub.
Saudi Arabia raised the stakes in a competition with Dubai, the Middle East's financial hub.

When it introduced a policy in February 2021 that it will no longer sign contracts with foreign companies which do not have a regional headquarters in the kingdom after 2023.

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