ADS Investment Solutions (ADSI), the Abu Dhabi-based wealth and asset management firm, announces that Karim Sehnaoui, CAIA, CFE, has been appointed as the company’s new Senior Executive Officer to lead the company’s new phase of growth.
Karim brings over 20 years of money management experience in both traditional and alternative asset classes. He has been affiliated with the ADSS Group since 2016 and has been Chief Investment Officer of ADSS since 2018. Prior to joining ADSS, Karim held roles in investment banking and private equity firms, including as Acting Chief Investment Officer of Abu Dhabi Investment House PJSC, General Manager for Abu Dhabi Investment House S.A., and Business Development Director at lthmaar Bank. Karim holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from McGill University in Montreal. He replaces Dr Ryan Lemand, who has left ADSI to pursue other ventures.
Mahmood Ebraheem Al Mahmood, Executive Chairman and CEO of ADSS Group, said: “Karim’s in-depth knowledge of markets and the rich variety of investment positions he has held make him a natural choice as the new Senior Executive Officer of ADSI. His extensive experience at the company, the strong relationships he has with its clients, and his leadership qualities place him in a strong position to extend ADSI’s growth trajectory. I wish him all the best in his new role.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Karim Sehnaoui, Senior Executive Officer, ADS Investment Solutions, stated: “Given ADSI’s strong track record of delivering value to clients, I am proud to assume leadership of ADSI as we take the next steps in our growth journey. Supported by our talented and experienced management team, I am confident ADSI will continue its mission to provide a wide range of attractive investment products to clients. Our funds and portfolios have an established track record of outperforming their benchmarks and delivering excess return. Our successful investment process will continue be guided by our disciplined and rigorous approach to securities selection.”
About ADS Investment Solutions
ADS Investment Solutions Limited (ADSI) offers a wide range of services, including Wealth and Asset Management, arranging custody, advising on investments or credit, arranging financial market deals, and collective investment fund management. Operating since January 2018, it has a Financial Services Permission (FSP), granted by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). ADSI offers world-class, tailored investment solutions and plug-and-play fund structures, delivered by top international calibre Relationship Managers with regional knowledge and client focus at its core. It is a subsidiary of ADS Holding and the sister company of ADS Securities, a global brokerage firm based in Abu Dhabi.