Abu Dhabi: Dunia Group has appointed Chris de Bruin as Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of Rajeev Kakar, according to a statement on Tuesday.

De Bruin has over 20 years of experience in financial services, including senior roles at Standard Chartered Bank, the statement said. He joins Dunia Group from Zafin Labs, where he was responsible for the banking software company’s digital platform and technology.

Dunia Group was established in 2008 through a strategic partnership between Fullerton Financial Holdings, Mubadala Development Company, Waha Capital and A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises.