At the end of 2000, he moved to the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (P.J.S.C) as Head of Islamic Finance Operations and Capital Markets Services where he remained for the next six years.
In 2006 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer at Dubai Bank (P.J.S.C), before finally joining the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in 2009.
Mr. Al Hashimi holds a Master of Business Administration and a B.Sc. in Business Management, Economics and Business Administration from the University of Baghdad.
He is currently the Executive Vice President, heading the Financial Services Division, executing wide strategic projects including two major developments, the migration of new core banking systems and integration with sub systems. Moreover, he was successful in introducing new products to the capital market with the support of VISA International and other major vendors, establishing a full-fledged Registrar department and commercializing Market Data. He also played a vital role in setting the current business model and in the acquisition of Nasdaq Dubai by the DFM.
Furthermore, Mr. Al Hashimi’s significant contribution in the IPO & Registrar industry has ranked him a pioneer in the establishment of this business trend on a corporate standard level.
Division's main functions:
The Financial Services Division provides pioneering services through its two core departments; Market Data Services and Corporate Action Services. The departments work to meet the growing demand of market participants. The division’s main functions include:
- Offering direct access to the most accurate and timely information available through providing several types of feeds with varying levels
- Preparing and planning AGM / EGM meetings including the setup of the voting / e-voting process; and providing a range of cost efficient services designed to fulfill the meeting requirements using state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced applications in the market
- Calculating, distributing and reconciling dividend and payments on behalf of DFM clients through the utilization of robust systems and efficient processes which are cost efficient and ensure accuracy
- Providing a high standard electronic IPO / RI Management and payment processing solution, strategically positioned to become an invaluable eServices framework for Lead Managers and Receiving Banks