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GIB names new managing director and CEO in London

Staff writer |
Manama, Bahrain - February 10, 2015, Manama, Bahrain - Gulf International Bank B.S.C. announces the appointment of Mark Watts, as managing director and chief executive officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited (GIB UK).




Mr. Watts joined GIB UK in the third quarter of 2014. Mr. Watts is a senior executive with over 27 years of experience in the financial industry in the UK, USA and UAE. His expertise includes Equities, Fixed Income, Alternatives, Structured Products, Emerging Markets, Currencies and Derivatives as well as Real Estate.

Mr. Watts's most recent employment was with National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) where he worked for four years, latterly as Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Asset Management Group. During his time at NBAD, he was responsible for the entire asset management business which involved managing liquid assets for sovereign wealth fund portfolios, public and private institutional portfolios and individuals.

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