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The Securities and Exchange High Council appoints Hassan Ghalibaf-Asl as the new head of SEO

The Securities and Exchange High Council on Saturday 10 April, 2020 appointed Hassan Ghalibaf-Asl as the new head of the Securities and Exchange Organization.

Ghalibaf-Asl succeeded Shapour Mohammadi after Mohammadi’s resignation following four years at the SEO helm as of August 2016.  

Mohammadi had submitted his resignation to Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand a month and a half ago. 

Hassan Ghalibaf-Asl received his Phd in Financial Management from Tehran University. 

He is an economist, university professor and also a faculty member of the Management Department in Alzahra University. 

His past assignments include CEO of the Tehran Stock Exchange for ten years, head of “Iranians” and “Omid” investment companies. 

Ghalibaf-Asl is going to be the SEO’s 11th chief.

It is worth mentioning that Shapour Mohammadi was the head of Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran since 26 July, 2016 and enjoys accolades from experts and capital market participants. Reducing transaction commission, reforming regulations concerning opening and re-opening of ticker symbols, speeding up information disclosure, inaugurating credit rating agencies, offering first-ever book-building and shortening the trade settlement cycle are among his achievements during nearly 4 years in office.  

Release Date: 2020-04-14