40 and Under: the Most Influential Young Arabs in the Middle East
Mon 27 Nov 2017 06:07 AM
Philippe Ghanem

Industry: Business and finance

Company: ADS Securities, ADS Holding

Designation: CEO, ADS Securities; Vice Chairman and Deputy CEO, ADS Holding

Country: United Arab Emirates

Age: 37

Country of residence: United Arab Emirates

Philippe Ghanem, an Emirati national, is a leading figure in global financial markets.  His reputation is based on introducing new technologies, including artificial intelligence systems, to produce innovative financial products. 

Over a period of 17 years Mr Ghanem has built and managed a number of financial business and he was instrumental in setting up ADS Securities LLC; drawing on his wealth of experience in both creating and running successful entrepreneurial financial services vehicles.  In seven years he has taken the company from start-up to trading billions of dollars daily, with capital in excess of $600 million. 

He has considerable personal experience in trading a variety of financial instruments as well as being recognised for his skill in asset and fund management.  Mr Ghanem is also regular sought out as an international commentator on the global forex markets.