Aventus remains the recruiter of choice for many regional banks, respected for discretion and with a deep network of candidates at mid to senior level. This network enables our consultants and seniors to not sure just candidates by CV’s or references, but also by personal experience and prior working relationships having worked on these roles with the same candidates for over a decade.
Aventus' clients quote this deep knowledge of the individuals and personalities of banking leaders in the region as a reason why they choose to use us to consultant and close critical mandates.
Aventus has experience working with a variety of different banking institutions, such as:
Banking mandates Aventus' could be classified within the below categories:
Chief Country Officer UAE- KSA Bank
Chief Digital Officer – Bahrain based bank
Head of Fixed Income – KSA Bank
Head of Online Channels – KSA bank
Regional Head of corporate coverage – UAE Bank
Head of Special Asset Management – Bahrain Bank
Head of Omni Channel – UAE Bank
Head of Business Performance – UAE Bank
Head of RAROC Pricing – KSA Bank
Chief information officer – UAE Bank
Head of Treasury – KSA Bank
Investment Advisory – Regional Investment Bank
Senior Private Banker – International Bank in GCC
Head of Corporate Banking – UAE Bank
Head of Transcriptional Banking (GTB) – Saudi Bank
Head of Cash Management – Saudi Bank
Director – large local corporate coverage – International bank in UAE
Head of Cards – Saudi Islamic Bank
Regional Head of Cash Management– KSA Bank - Riyadh
Deputy Treasurer - KSA Bank
In addition to banks, Aventus have experience working with international as well as regional non-banking financial institutions. This has historically been more traditional entities such as insurance firms, sovereign wealth funds and regulatory bodies.
More recently Aventus has seen major demand within the field of Fintech. Either for new startups but especially for Fintech entities which have emerged out of existing Financial Institutions, such as Digital Payment Providers and other Digital Platforms that have emerged as major players in the industry.
Chief Investment Officer – Sovereign wealth fund subsidiary KSA
Head of Strategy – Sovereign wealth subsidiary KSA
Head of Sovereign wealth fund
Head of Communications - Sovereign wealth subsidiary KSA
Head of Investments - Soveriegn wealth subisidary KSA
Head of transformation – insurance company – Oman
Group General Counsel – GCC Real Estate Investment Company
Front office global markets business analyst – UAE SWF
Aventus have in depth experience in working and placing mid to senior roles within Finance, Accountancy & Audit. These roles range across the full spectrum of functions summarised below:
Aventus consultants have demonstrated the ability to close critical mandates within finance, accountancy & audit. The majority of which has been at a leadership level and/or focused around commercial finance. Driving business growth and improvement by onboarding a finance leader with a strong commercial mindset. Organisations have also engaged Aventus to hire finance leaders with transformational experience, candidates that can use financial analysis and strategy to improve results and organisational effectiveness.
Given Aventus’ notable track record with regional financial institutions, a number of senior finance mandates have been successfully closed in that field, but there are also many examples within industry and commerce, as listed below.