- Fidor, part of Fidor Bank, expands its offering to Dubai
- Dubai move part of Fidor’s plans to expand internationally
- Company also strengthens management team
Fidor, part of the Fidor Bank Group, is today announcing the opening of its Dubai office in the Dubai Silicon Oasis park, which will service as the central hub for its increasing international activities.
“For a while now we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of enquiries from companies in Asia, Africa and the Middle East wanting to improve their digital services”, explained Matthias Kröner, CEO of Fidor. “It was only a matter of time before we began expanding our business to other countries. The Dubai Silicon Oasis is an ideal location for this project, because it’s one of the biggest free zones in the Middle East, with more than 1,000 companies already installed.”
Alongside the expansion, the company is also strengthening its senior management team, with banking expert Gé Drossaert joining as Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer.
“With Gé Drossaert we’ve attracted a highly experienced banking professional from the world of financial IT. He will take over the key responsibilities in Dubai, playing an active role in implementing and developing the national and international sales strategy”, added Kröner.
Gé Drossaert brings extensive experience to Fidor AG, with over twenty years spent in banking and IT sectors all over the world. His expertise covers general management, digital banking, change and programme management. He began his career at the Dutch ABN AMRO Bank, where he held various posts over the course of his tenure, including that of vice president.
Fidor AG (http://www.fidor.com) provides existing financial, retail and telecoms institutions and startup banks the chance to bring digital technology to the heart of their businesses.