Abu Dhabi: Faisal Holding, a Sharjah-based investment company, announced on Sunday the appointment of Brett Schafer as its new chief executive officer.

As CEO, Schafer will provide leadership and management for the group’s portfolio of companies, investments, and real estate holdings while heading corporate strategy for business growth.

Prior to joining Faisal Holding, Schafer served as CEO of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Properties. From 2004 to 2010, he was managing director for Al Futtaim Group Real Estate.