Company: Nasdaq Dubai
Designation: Chief executive
Hamed Ali has led Nasdaq Dubai’s expansion as the fastest growing exchange in the region since his appointment as chief executive in 2012. During this time, the exchange has attracted 127 listings with a value of over $77bn, and expanded its product offering to be the first exchange to list real estate investment trusts (REITs) and introduce local equity futures in the region.
Ali’s leadership has played an instrumental role in attracting the largest number of securities compared to any other regional exchange.