Industry: Business and finance
Company: ADS Securities, ADS Holding
Designation: CEO, ADS Securities; Vice Chairman and Deputy CEO, ADS Holding
Country: United Arab Emirates
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.