Dubai Names Saeb Eigner Chairman of DIFC Business Park Regulator

Dubai appointed Saeb Eigner as the chairman of the Dubai Financial Services Authority, the regulator of the Dubai International Financial Center tax-free business park, to replace Abdullah Mohamed Saleh.

Eigner was appointed deputy chairman of DFSA’s board after Saleh was named governor of the DIFC in July, according to a statement on DFSA’s website. Eigner is the founder and chairman of Lonworld, a private finance, property and investment group, as well as a governor of the London Business School and was previously a senior manager at ANZ Grindlays Bank Plc in London.

Dubai also extended the term of DFSA’s current board members for three years, according to an e-mailed statement.

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