Top 10 Middle East stories of 2017
By Tom Carnegie, 27 Dec 17
A new family tax in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi’s biggest ever scam and the UAE pushing ahead with a major life industry overhaul were some of the most read stories by our Middle East audience in 2017. To see the others, click through the slides.
In an exclusive interview with International Adviser in December, deVere Group founder and chief executive Nigel Green said he is looking to recruit a different type of adviser.
After swooping in to a new role as head of deVere’s Middle East operation following the departure of David Hughes, Green told International Adviser in his Dubai office: “I’ve noticed a different type of person succeeding. Now, I’m trying to switch the recruitment towards that type of person that’s succeeding.”
He said deVere advisers have got to be better at getting recommended to other people, as well as having the good activity levels, communication skills and knowledge already identified.
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