Divisa UK Limited, part of the Equiti Group – a provider of multi-asset financial products operating regulated financial trading brands across the globe – has announced the appointment of Mr Gurpreet Dehal as non-executive director. He will assume this role pending approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Mr Dehal has over 25 years’ leadership, strategic planning and financial services experience gained mainly at major global investment banks including Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch.
His former executive roles included Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Credit Suisse’s global Prime Services business and Managing Director, Head of Risk and Chief Operating Officer at Merrill Lynch London for Europe Financing.
His non-executive career began in 2010 with Royal Holloway College, while an executive at Credit Suisse. He has subsequently served in numerous other non-executive director roles.
Mr Dehal’s key strengths include development of strategic plans, improving global organisations, implementing and overseeing governance and control frameworks and chairing Risk, Audit and Regulatory committees.
Brian Myers, CEO of Divisa UK Limited, said: “Gurpreet brings a wealth of valuable strategic planning and leadership experience. His extensive knowledge and experience in governance and risk management bolsters the Equiti Group’s strong governance framework and regulatory oversight. We welcome Gurpreet to the team.”
Divisa UK Limited received a full-scope IFPRU €730K license by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority on the 1 August 2018.