BMB appoints David Gibson-Moore as Managing Partner

October 11, 2008 2:07 pm

David will be based in the Middle East and will report directly to Rayo Withanage, the Chairman of BMB.

David joins from Allied Investment Partners where he was Head of Alternatives, Private Equity and Distribution.

Prior to this David was at Robeco, where he was Chief Executive: Middle East for 8 years. He was previously an Executive Director of Al Rajhi Bank, and a partner with TII (the International Investor) in Kuwait. David also had 15 years experience with Chase Manhattan, where he was Chairman of the Swiss Board and Head of Private Banking in Europe & the Middle East.

David is a UK national. He is a qualified accountant with a Master’s from Oxford University, and an MSc from London University.

Commenting on David’s appointment, the Chairman of BMB, Rayo Withanage, said:

“We welcome David into BMB’s family of exceptional, high calibre, executives. Such a prestigious hire demonstrates our strength as the largest alternatives asset manager in the Islamic world.”

David Gibson-Moore, Managing Partner, commented:

“Fast growing BMB group represents one of the most interesting alternative asset management franchises in the world today. I am excited to join this dynamic team.”