Exclusive: Equiti Group adds PwC vet Hamad Haider to head legal
FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that UAE based retail and institutional FX brokerage Equiti Group has hired Hamad Haider to fill the role of Global Head of Legal.
The role is a fairly comprehensive one, as Equiti Group comprises affiliated entities in the UAE, Jordan, Kenya, Armenia, the United States, Cyprus and New Zealand. The group also operates FCA-regulated B2B/institutional services focused Equiti Capital in London.
Hamad Haider is joining Equiti after five years at PwC, where as a Partner he commuted between Dubai and London as Middle East Head of International Business Reorganisations. Prior to joining PwC he worked at Dubai based Al Tamimi & Company, one of the MENA region’s leading law firms. He also has legal experience in Pakistan, working at both Haidermota & Co and at Hussain & Haider in Karachi.
Mr. Haider posted the following note on social media about his move to Equiti Group:
Delighted to join Equiti Group, a long standing client, as the Global Head of Legal. Equiti is a leading provider of multi-asset financial products. With presence in the UK, UAE, US, New Zealand, Jordan, Kenya, Latin America, Cyprus and Armenia, I join an over 300 strong team of specialists at an exciting time of rapid growth as we continue to expand our footprint and services globally.