National Bank of Abu Dhabi appoints new Trade Finance Marketing Manager in London

December 9, 2010 2:40 pm

He will work with Jeff Fallon, the Head of NBAD’s Trade Finance – Europe, and the recently appointed David Ringer, the Trade Finance Manager in NBAD’s London Branch, to strengthen trade finance business within the financial institutions arena and corporate sector. Mr. Broadhurst would also work with NBAD’s Financial Institutions Department in Abu Dhabi to support relationships with financial institutions and to market NBAD’s trade finance capability to banks across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Mr. Broadhurst’s appointment is part of NBAD’s ambitious plans to grow its trade finance business. He is the third highly-placed trade finance professional to join NBAD in recent months.

“Trade finance is one of the key areas that NBAD is focused on growing because we see significant opportunities in this segment,” said Mr. Fallon, who is based in London. “To accomplish this goal we have hired some of the best and most experienced professionals who bring to the Bank diverse and crucial expertise.”

Mr. Broadhurst has worked for over 22 years in the trade finance industry in London and Frankfurt. He joins NBAD from Mizuho Corporate Banking, where he was an associate director in the company’s global trade finance division. He is fluent in English and German.

“Joining NBAD to grow its trade finance business is an exciting and the right career move for me,” Mr. Broadhurst said. “Armed with strong financial muscle, a distinguished profile and bright leadership, NBAD will become a bigger player in trade finance and I am excited to be part of it all.”

Over the summer, NBAD hired Mr. Ringer and Isabelle Krieg, Finance Managers in NBAD’s London and Paris Branches, respectively.

NBAD has the largest international network among UAE banks with operations in 13 countries across four continents.