ADS Securities announces executive management changes

ADS Securities, the Abu Dhabi based and owned international financial services company, today announced three executive appointments for both its corporate headquarters and London office. Marco Baggioli, currently Chief Operating Officer of ADS Securities London Limited, is appointed Executive Managing Director- Global Head of Brokerage; and Paul Webb, Senior Director & Chief Dealer, is named […]

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ADS Securities, the Abu Dhabi based and owned international financial services company, today announced three executive appointments for both its corporate headquarters and London office.

Marco Baggioli, currently Chief Operating Officer of ADS Securities London Limited, is appointed Executive Managing Director- Global Head of Brokerage; and Paul Webb, Senior Director & Chief Dealer, is named Deputy CEO and Head of Retail (Europe) at ADS Securities London Limited. Mathieu Ghanem, Senior Director- Head of Business Development & Cross Asset Sales, is named Senior Director- Head of Sales (MENA).

Mr. Baggioli brings outstanding leadership credentials to the Executive Managing Director-Brokerage role, with more than 23 years of international brokerage experience with top tier financial institutions prior to joining ADS Securities in July of 2015.

Mr. Baggioli was previously Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage at BNP Paribas and has held senior management positions at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan, as well MonteTitoli SpA, the Italian Central Securities Depositary, which he led through its privatisation from the Bank of Italy in 2000.

Paul Webb is a seasoned trader and risk manager who worked his way up from the Trading Desk to Group Head of Trading at CMC Markets before joining WorldSpreads Group Plc where he was Head of Market Risk. Since joining ADS Securities in 2012, Mr Webb has been a key contributor to the growth of the global business, working across MENA, Asia and Europe to develop the firm’s front office function.

Mathieu Ghanem is a shrewd market analyst and trader by background who has played an integral role in structuring our operations in Asia. He was previously Head of Sales and Deputy Managing Director for Asia Pacific covering the company’s institutional brokerage, asset management, corporate and family offices clients. Mathieu is also a business development specialist and expert in technology across forex, bullion and other e-traded products and asset classes.

Philippe Ghanem, CEO & Vice Chairman, ADS Securities, said: “Marco Baggioli, Paul Webb and Mathieu Ghanem are highly experienced and dedicated leaders who in their tenures with ADS, have demonstrated an unyielding commitment to our unified vision of global business. I am confident that in their new roles Marco, Paul and Mathieu will continue to build on the success we have already achieved and identify innovative ways to grow and develop.”

Mr. Baggioli will be based in Abu Dhabi reporting to CEO & Vice Chairman Philippe Ghanem, and Mr. Webb will be relocate to London from Abu Dhabi and report to ADS Securities London Limited CEO James Watson. Mathieu Ghanem will also be based in Abu Dhabi reporting to Mr. Baggioli.

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