Equiti appoints Dr Gaafar Saleh as Global Head of Growth

Equiti appoints Dr Gaafar Saleh as Global Head of Growth

Equiti Group, the parent company of Equiti Capital UK and EGM Futures, has just announced that it has added Dr Gaafar Saleh to its team as a Global Head of Growth. In this newly created role, Dr Saleh will be responsible for the successful scaling up of growth at Equiti.


Dr Saleh will also contribute to the oversight of quantitative-driven eFX and Fintech initiatives with the purpose of generating additional revenues and creating synergies across the Equiti Group.

In announcing this senior appointment, Iskandar Najjar, Equiti Group Chief Executive Officer said:

Dr Saleh’s technical expertise and industry knowledge will continue to help expand Equiti’s global reach into exciting new and value-enhancing business opportunities.

Dr Saleh stated:

I am excited to be a part of the Group’s growth plans, regionally & globally and I am looking forward to helping Equiti position itself as a leading global player in the sector.

Dr Saleh joins from Credit Agricole where he used to be in charge of eFX Algorithmic Trading. Prior to Credit Agricole, he held senior eFX posts at UniCredit as Head of Automated Market Making, Royal Bank of Canada as Senior Quantitative Strategist, and Citigroup as a Systematic Trader. Saleh has extensive expertise in electronic markets and holds a PhD in Machine Learning from Cambridge University.

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