Morningstar has appointed Shamoil Arsiwala as sales director for the Middle East.
Based in Dubai, Arsiwala will be responsible for growing Morningstar’s Middle East business and managing the local office in Dubai.
Arsiwala joins Morningstar with over 16 years’ experience working with financial institutions on the buy and sell side across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
He has covered the Middle East since 2008 and has been based in Dubai since 2010.
Before joining Morningstar in 2019, Arsiwala consulted within the financial technology sector, providing license management and data optimisation solutions.
Prior to that, he headed the FactSet office in Dubai, responsible for business across the Middle East and Africa.
Based out of the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, Morningstar has been present in the Middle East since 2012.