DIFC Authority appoints Arif CEO of the DIFC Authority

DUBAI: Arif Amiri has been appointed Deputy CEO of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority.

In this role, Amiri will oversee efforts to further solidify DIFC’s position as one of the most significant and advanced financial centres in the region, and across the globe.

As DIFC enters its second decade of operation, Amiri will direct the DIFC Authority ‘s teams in the strategic development, operational management and administration of this world-class financial district and regulated jurisdiction, which is already home to more than 1,000 firms and 17,000 employees.

A UAE national with more than 15 years of experience in banking, finance, retail and real estate, Amiri joined DIFC Authority from Emaar Properties , where he was Chief Commercial Officer. In that role, he oversaw a significant expansion in corporate revenues and directed the company’s rapid move into new markets and new business opportunities.