UBS has appointed three to its global emerging markets team in London.
Said Nassar has been hired as a relationship manager for Middle East & North Africa, who will further develop ultra high net worth (UHNW) relationships, particularly in Saudi Arabia. He brings 12 years of wealth management experience at Citigroup and most recently Barclays. He started his career in investment banking at RBS.
Daniel Crafford also joins as a relationship manager for South Africa, focused on building the group's franchise with UHNW clients. He brings over 10 years of wealth management experience, and joins from Standard Chartered, having previously worked at Credit Suisse and Investec.
Finally, Duygu Baydur joins as an investment adviser for Turkey. She joins after 11 years at Citigroup – in New York in institutional FX trading and structuring, and more recently in London as an investment specialist for UHNW clients in the private bank.
Nick Perryman, head of wealth management, global emerging markets, London said: "We are fully committed to growing our franchise in London, across emerging markets, and we will continue to add seasoned professionals to the team."
The team now consists of over 100 professionals, serving clients across Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, Israel, Greece and Latin America, as well as non-resident Indians.