DOHA Oct 3 Rashid Bin Ali al-Mansoori has been
named the new chief executive officer of Qatar Exchange (QE),
the bourse said on Wednesday, replacing Andre Went who will now
work with the firm as a strategic advisor.
Mansoori, who is currently the deputy chief executive of the
bourse, has previously worked with Qatar Investment Authority,
the Gulf state's sovereign wealth fund, a statement from Qatar
Exchange said on Wednesday.
"The appointment of Al-Mansoori....comes in line with the
general policy of the State of Qatar of appointing
highly-qualified Qataris in leading positions in government and
semi government institutions," Ali al-Abdulla, acting chairman
of the exchange's board said in the statement.
Went had joined the exchange in 2009 as part of a strategic
partnership with NYSE Euronext.