Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association announces key appointments
- United Arab Emirates: Sunday, January 30 - 2011 at 13:49
The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA), the trade association representing the Arabian Gulf fixed income market, is pleased to announce that it has filled a series of key committee positions for 2011. GBSA works through its topical sub-committees to promote a deep and transparent market for securities issued from the region.
Andrew Dell, HSBC Bank Middle East, has been named Chair of the Steering Committee for the second year running.
GBSA's sub-committees bring together leaders of the regional credit markets to create a collective and effective voice on the key issues affecting the industry. Through its targeted sub committees, GBSA will discuss the issues that are likely to affect the future of the industry and create industry positions that will influence the direction and growth of the debt capital market in the Gulf region.
The committees will (co) chaired as follows:
Dilshan Hettiaratchi, Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Mena, Standard Chartered Bank.
Investor Relations and Development
Giambattista Atzeni, Vice President, Mena Corporate Trust Business Manager, BNY Mellon Jan-Willem Plantagie, Managing Director, Standard and Poor's.
Bryant Edwards, Esq., Partner, Chair of Middle East Practice, Latham & Watkins LLC.
- James Milligan, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Trading, HSBC Bank Middle East.
- Shihaam Mowlana, Head of Trading, Middle East, Barclays Bank.
GBSA Chair, Andrew Dell, commented, "The growing importance of debt markets for the region makes it crucial we promote best practices across all elements of the business. Governments, regulators and issuers all refer to GBSA and its committees for best practices in order to bring the Gulf market up to highest global standards."
GBSA President Michael Grifferty, said, "We are delighted to have such talented and experienced experts leading the sub-committees. As a practical matter, they will be setting the market agenda in 2011."
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