PineBridge names new marketing MD
Manama, November 20, 2012
PineBridge Investments Middle East (PBME), a global, multi-asset class investment manager, has appointed Dina Kasrawi as its managing director for marketing and communications.
Talal Al Zain, CEO of PineBridge Investments Middle East, said: “Dina’s combination of global experience and regional knowledge further strengthens the world class services we offer to our clients, including private equity, investment management and distribution. She has a key role to play as PineBridge expands its presence in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. This appointment reinforces PineBridge’s commitment to diversity, especially at the senior management level. I firmly believe that diversity in the workforce creates significant benefits to society and the bottom line.”
Kasrawi will oversee communications and marketing activities in the Mena region. She held senior positions at Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, Abu Dhabi General Secretariat for the Executive Council and the Bahrain Economic Development Board. Prior to this, she worked as a communications consultant to the World Bank on economic development issues in the Middle East, a statement said.
She holds an MBA. in Finance from Columbia Business School, New York; an M A in Public Communications from American University in Washington, DC and a BA in Literature and Linguistics from Kuwait University.
PineBridge recently received a Category 1 licence from the Central Bank of Bahrain and is establishing its regional headquarters in Manama. It will cover the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, the statement said. - TradeArabia News Service