Our Management


Chairman & Founder

Prior to founding Daman Securities in 1998, he was closely involved with the UAE banking sector, spending over 12 years in various functions including marketing, distribution, trade finance and investment banking.

Mr. Gargash received his college education in the USA earning an M.B.A. in International Business (1988) and a B.B.A. in Marketing (1987), both from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.




General Manager, Daman Securities LLC

Ahmed Waheed is a seasoned business leader with over 15 years’ experience in financial markets and equity brokerage. He has extensive experience covering different products within the MENA and GCC region.

To Daman, Ahmed brings his expertise in setting up new business lines and diversifying revenue streams through different asset classes. Prior to Daman, Ahmed was most recently Head Institutional Coverage at Menacorp, where he initiated, developed and executed new product lines, including launching Menacorp’s business in the Saudi Arabia market. Ahmed started at Menacorp as VP of its Institutional Trading Desk in Dubai. Before Menacorp, Ahmed worked in senior roles with leading MENA brokerage houses including Raddah Investment, Naeem Holding, CI Capital and Dynamic Securities Trading.

Ahmed received his MBA from Hult International Business School, Dubai and has a BA in Economics from Cairo University. Ahmed is CISI certified.