Nomura Holdings Inc. named Mark Yassin executive chairman for the Middle East and North Africa.
Based in Dubai, Yassin will oversee key client relationships and the growth of Nomura's wholesale operations in the regions. He will report to Yasuo Kashiwagi, executive chairman for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and to Charles Pitts-Tucker, head of investment banking for the same regions.
Previously, Yassin was global head of banking and global co-head of wholesale banking at National Bank of Abu Dhabi.
National Bank of Abu Dhabi is now known as First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC following a merger with First Gulf Bank.