Dubai International Financial Centre Regulatory Authority appoints



The DIFC Regulatory Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Georg Wittich as a member of the Regulatory Council.

Mr. Wittich has extensive experience of financial markets and regulatory issues from a European perspective. He has held the position of President of the Bundesaufsichtsamt für den Wertpapierhandel (Federal Securities Supervisory Office) in Frankfurt (1994-2002) and Chairman of the Forum of European Securities Commissions (1998-2002).

Prior to this Mr. Wittich held various senior posts in the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany in the area of international finance and securities markets, and he was Financial Counsellor at the German Embassy in Tokyo (1983-1987).

Mr. Wittich graduated with a degree in law and undertook additional studies at the Ecole Nationale dAdministration in Paris.

Ian Hay Davison, Chairman of the DFSA, says:

We are delighted that Georg has agreed to join the Council of the Regulatory Authority. Georg has a long career as a senior securities regulator in Germany and we welcome the experience he brings. Thanks to his long-standing commitment to the work of IOSCO he has extensive experience of international regulatory issues.

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