NEBA Private Clients UAE, a division of TEAM plc, has named Bart Kendall as its chief executive officer.

With over two decades of service in the financial sector, his appointment marked a "significant milestone in the firm's commitment to leadership excellence and innovative client service", NEBA said in a statement today (6 March).

A proven track record of strategic leadership, particularly in the UAE, where he has been instrumental in driving growth and client acquisition.

His tenure as managing partner at Credence International and director of Wealth Management at Globaleye Insurance Brokers "stood testament to his ability to lead with vision and integrity", the statement said.

Bart Kendall said: "I am honoured to steer NEBA Private Clients UAE into its next phase of growth. We are poised to enhance our client offerings, and I am personally dedicated to enriching our advisors' careers and expertise. It's an exciting time for us and the industry at large."

John Beverley, CEO of TEAM PLC’s International Division, added: "Bart’s strategic acumen and leadership are exactly what NEBA needs as we venture into new territories of growth and service excellence. His approach aligns perfectly with our values and our vision for providing top-tier services to our clients and advisors."