LONDON, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldWideMarkets, Ltd. one of the fastest growing Forex brokers in the world, has announced that Amro Zakaria has joined the firm as President of the Middle East & Africa (MEA). Mr. Zakaria has been a vanguard of the industry in the MEA region since 2002 when he started working with industry stakeholders, such as banks, exchanges, and family offices, on developing their global markets spectrum of products. In addition, he is a frequent speaker at global industry conferences as well as a regular guest in many media outlets that include CNBC Arabia, Sky News, Al Hurra, Dubai and Abu Dhabi TV, and Al Arabia.
"WorldWideMarkets is going through a global transformation, and we are fortunate to have found an executive who can effectively manage a large, geographically dispersed area in a time of rapid technological change," said Thomas Plaut, CEO of WorldWideMarkets, Ltd. "Amro is one of a handful of people in the Forex industry who has the qualifications, experience, and talent to effectively lead WorldWideMarkets efforts in the Middle East and Africa. We think of ourselves as extremely fortunate to have Amro as a member of our senior management team."
The widely known Zakaria brings to this role significant experience in the areas of Forex entrepreneurship, training, strategy, product development, sales, marketing, and tactical execution. Mr. Zakaria is expected to have a significant impact on WorldWideMarkets' global strategy.
"WorldWideMarkets, with its institutional pedigree and its B2B DNA is coming on strong, not just to fulfill the unmet demand of the retail sector, but also to assist existing market stakeholders, including brokers, hedge funds, and trading advisors to tap into deeper liquidity and to access superior risk management and trading platform technologies," said Mr. Zakaria. "Our aim is to improve the quality of the service provided to customers in the Middle East and Africa, and to the industry overall."
Mr. Zakaria's position as the President of the Middle East and Africa at WorldWideMarkets.com becomes effective immediately.
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