ADSS has made a change to its sales team, Finance Magnates has learned, by appointing Mohamed Ahmed as the Senior Partnerships Manager of the global brokerage headquartered in Abu Dhabi.
The move was originally made public via Ahmed’s LinkedIn account, which states that he joined the firm this month. After reaching out, he confirmed to Finance Magnates that he started his new position with the broker last week.
In his new role, Ahmed is responsible for managing key Introducing Broker relationships, Asset Managers, and expanding the firm’s presence in the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe region.
Mohamed Ahmed Joins ADSS from IG
Ahmed joins the brokerage, which is one of the biggest in the Middle East, from IG a UK-headquartered online trading provider. According to his LinkedIn profile, he joined the firm in January of last year and held the position of Manager – Premium Clients.
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In fact, Ahmed’s career, which spans for more than a decade, has seen him work at a number of brokers aside from ADSS and IG. Prior to his stint at IG, Ahmed was a Managing Director and Head of Amana Capital’s Dubai Office, a role he held for a year and a half from September of 2016.
Via his LinkedIn profile, Ahmed describes his experience with the online trading provider: “This was a once in a lifetime transnational opportunity, extraordinary in every way.”
“I was privileged to get my fingerprints all over the sales processes from developing productive relationships with leading global banks, regional banks, HFTs, CPOs, funds, prop desks, retail and institutional brokers and UHNW clients in the FX space to closing new business and managing relationships by leveraging complex reasoning skills and negotiate client contracts and terms by always acting in the best interest of the clients.”
Throughout his career, Ahmed has also worked at FXCM as the Sales Manager for the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), where he drove the company’s foreign exchange (forex), Gold, Oil, and contracts-for-difference (CFD) product offerings throughout the region.
Earlier in his career, Ahmed was also employed at Gain Capital. Initially, he joined the firm in March of 2011 as a Finance Services Representative before moving on to be the Sales Team Lead in September of 2012. During his time with the company, he was based in New York, his LinkedIn states.