Skybound Wealth Management, a global financial advisory firm with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Geneva, Cyprus, Miami, London and Sheffield, has appointed Mike Coady as its chief commercial officer with immediate effect.

With over a quarter-century of experience in the UK and international markets, including a senior role at deVere Group and more recently as a mentor to both new and experienced advisers across the globe, Coady will be based in Dubai for his new role.

He will be responsible for enhancing the company’s brand, marketing strategies, product propositions, and revenue channels.

Coady’s knowledge of the needs of international investors and market trends will be instrumental in developing product propositions that resonate with a diverse range of clientele, the Skybound statement said.

Coady said: "Joining Skybound Wealth Management as the Chief Commercial Officer is a thrilling new chapter for me, and I'm genuinely excited about what we're going to achieve together.

"At the heart of my agenda is elevating our capabilities and proposition to new heights, driving our standards beyond the expected, and fostering an environment where our people can grow and develop.

"Skybound's reputation for excellence is a reflection of our collective commitment to pushing boundaries and delivering unparalleled service to our clients. I'm here to build on that solid foundation, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the financial advisory world through innovation, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of excellence."

Ian Sweet, CEO, Skybound, said: "Mike brings with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success that aligns perfectly with our vision for the future.

"With his deep understanding of financial advisory, combined with his innovative approach to business growth, this appointment ensures our leadership team will continue to deliver and exceed the expectations of our clients and set new industry standards for excellence and innovation.

"We are thrilled to welcome him to this crucial role and look forward to the journey ahead."