Merrill Adds Middle East Sales Pro
Merrill Lynch has hired a structured credit salesman to expand sales to Middle East clients.
Merrill Lynch has hired Omar Chebli, v.p. in structured credit sales to Middle East clients. He started Tuesday, reporting to Makram Abboud, head of emerging market sales in London. Abboud said Chebli is an addition to the group and part of an effort to strengthen the sales team across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Reached on his cell phone, Chebli declined comment.
Most recently, Chebli was a senior marketer in structured products and structured credit sales to the Middle East at BNP Paribas in London. He joined BNP briefly from Deutsche Bank with Ahmed Mullah (DW, 6/9), head of Middle East sales, who is still there.