Fintech firm Avaloq has announced the recent appointment of Imad Abou Haidar as the firm’s new Head of Asia. Imad joins from London-headquartered software firm Finastra, where he was Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific region based in Singapore.
Starting his new role in October, Imad will report to Paco Hauser, Global Head of Markets. Furthermore, Pascal Foehn will continue to support the team in Asia on the ground in addition to his role as Avaloq’s Group COO after having led the market region ad interim since December 2018. Avaloq thereby increases its management focus on Asia to ensure the continuous capitalization of Avaloq’s strong momentum in the region.
We are delighted to welcome Imad to the senior management team – he has an exceptional track record of success, extensive experience and strong relationships across the region.
– Juerg Hunziker, Group CEO, Avaloq
In the release, Juerg Hunziker, Group CEO, Avaloq, said: “This is a truly exciting time for Avaloq in Asia. We are delighted to welcome Imad to the senior management team – he has an exceptional track record of success, extensive experience and strong relationships across the region. Endorsed by our Group Executive Board members Paco and Pascal, he will bring our footprint in Asia to the next level. In the last 12 months Avaloq has attracted more leading banks and wealth managers to capitalise on the powerful benefits that our SaaS and BPaaS solutions deliver. Our growth dynamics in Asia have become very attractive and I am convinced that Avaloq will further extend its leading position in the region.”