Sheikh Salman is QFC Authority’s new CFTO

July 14, 2014 - 2:28:29 am

DOHA: The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has announced the appointment of Sheikh Salman Bin Hassan Al Thani (pictured) as its Chief Financial and Tax Officer (CFTO).

Shashank Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer of the QFC Authority, said: “We are delighted to welcome Sheikh Salman to the QFC Authority team as Chief Financial and Tax Officer. His considerable experience will be invaluable in building on our success in creating a highly attractive tax environment and robust financial system and ensuring the QFC’s continued progress.”

Before joining the QFC Authority, Sheikh Salman Al Thani was Director of Risk Management at the Qatar Central Bank. He also worked for Qatar Petroleum in a variety of roles in the Project Finance Department. Sheikh Salman has a BA degree in Banking and Financial Studies from Qatar University

Sheikh Salman Al Thani said: “I am honoured to be appointed to this prominent position. The QFC Authority plays a key role in Qatar’s development, contributing particularly to the growth of business and the financial sector. I am looking forward to helping the QFC further strengthen its world-class business environment as a base from which domestic and foreign firms can operate in Qatar and abroad.” The Peninsula

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