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Jan Bladen appointed as Executive Adviser and Programme Lead at Abu Dhabi Global Market

February 18, 2014 3:36 pm

The Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Global Market (or “The Global Market”), Abu Dhabi’s recently-launched financial services centre, announces the appointment of Jan Bladen as Executive Adviser and Programme Lead to progress the development of The Global Market.

In announcing the appointment, His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market, said: “We are delighted to have Jan Bladen to take forward the development of Abu Dhabi Global Market as he has a wealth of experience and proven track-record. He is ideally suited to address our key priorities which are to develop the legal, regulatory and operational platforms that will provide the foundation for the growth of The Global Market.”

Jan Bladen, Executive Adviser and Programme Lead to Abu Dhabi Global Market, said: “The Global Market is a huge strategic initiative for Abu Dhabi and will become a significant contributor to the economy of the UAE. I am very pleased and proud to have the opportunity be involved in this exciting project from the outset.”

Prior to joining Abu Dhabi Global Market, Jan Bladen was the Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Financial Services Authority from its inception. Jan spent nine years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Geneva and Dubai as a Member of the Global Risk Management Practice.

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