5 Dec, 2022
amana appoints Kurt Hoeksema as Director of Global Business Development
- FinTech veteran Kurt Hoeksema to spearhead amana’s business development
Dubai, UAE – 05 December 2022: amana, a leading online neobroker in the MENA region, welcomes Kurt Hoeksema as its new Director of Global Business Development.
In his role, Hoeksema will oversee amana’s business development strategies. His focus will be bringing world-class quality ‘white glove’ service to trading institutions and high-net-worth individual traders. He will support amana’s growth by leveraging the company’s unique products, tools and technology, allowing the company to strengthen its position as the leading provider of brokerage services.
Commenting on the new appointment, Muhammad Rasoul, amana’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Kurt brings over twenty years of experience to this strategic role. In already a short time, he’s revamped our business development approach to focus on personalization and the unique needs of each customer across the different markets that amana operates in. We’re thrilled to have him on board.”
Throughout his career, Hoeksema has specialized primarily in trading and risk management, working for companies like GFT Markets, Gain Capital, and Finalto. He also co-founded Alpha Capital Markets, a B2B market maker in the United Kingdom, for which he built and oversaw an electronic and voice trading desk focused on high-net-worth individuals and institutional customers globally.
“amana has a unique product proposition that can add value, empowering its customers and helping them to succeed. I’m happy to be part of this journey and we’re already making our mark in the B2B space,” Hoeksema said. “I’m looking forward to servicing our current and future clients through our unique technology, product solutions and unparalleled commitment to transparency.”
amana is a leading neobroker. It provides retail investors and active traders with direct access to the global financial markets, serving clients across MENA. It operates multiple offices across Dubai, London, Limassol, and Beirut.
amana is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority in the United Arab Emirates, the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CYSEC) in Europe, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) in Lebanon, the Labuan Financial Securities Authority (LFSA) in Malaysia, and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in Mauritius.
Phone: 04 276 9525
Location: Dubai International Financial Center, UAE Office 1737, Central Park Towers