Alderbrooke, the leading executive search and cultural diagnostics consultancy, continued its expansion in the financial services sector with its recent appointment of Omar Al-Bakri as Director of Wholesale Financial Services. Omar brings with him a huge amount of experience working across the sector, specialising in wholesale, corporate and transaction banking.

Prior to joining Alderbrooke, Omar initiated the development of a successful Corporate and Transaction Banking practice for Leathwaite LLP, where his focus was on Leadership Positions. He started his career in banking with roles at Barclays, BNP Paribas, and as a Relationship Manager at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. More recently, Omar has been involved with Board and functional searches for consultancies and integrated Financial Services groups.

As Director of Wholesale Financial services, Omar will play a key role in supporting Alderbrooke’s extensive relationship with the banking industry, and utilising the firm’s cultural diagnostic abilities to deliver the best candidates.

Omar Al-Bakri, Director of Wholesale Financial Services at Alderbrooke, comments:

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“Alderbrooke is a proven industry leader, with a strong and well-founded reputation for keeping ahead of industry change by focusing on culture, people and the ability to identify the best talent in the marketplace. I look forward to sharing my understanding of clients’ needs by drawing on my experience of the global financial and banking markets.”

Paul Cook, Founder of Alderbrooke, comments:

“Omar’s experience working across the financial industry in both domestic and international markets will help us to further strengthen our services in this market. His career in the banking industry gives him a deep understanding of the needs of his clients and the best methods for staying one step ahead of the competition.”

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