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Management and Strategy Expert Joins Arcanum

January 9, 2019

Press Release

January 9, 2019 – Arcanum, a global strategic Intelligence company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Magellan Investment Holdings, announced today that Tarek Sherazee, a management and strategy expert, has joined Arcanum as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

He will be responsible for all areas of operational management for the company on a worldwide basis. He will report directly to the Chairman of Arcanum, M. Ron Wahid, and will develop and implement quality management and capability building processes with a results-oriented approach. As a key member of the Executive Leadership team, he will be responsible for developing overall strategy and implementation to ensure that the vision of executive leadership is underpinned by robust business plans and supporting infrastructure. In addition, he will play a key role in client development, generating new and sustainable streams of revenue and identifying business development opportunities.

A management and strategy consultant by background, Mr. Sherazee has over 20 years of experience working for leading consulting firms and multinationals. His professional experience has spanned across Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Asia/Pacific.

Prior to joining Arcanum, he was Managing Consultant at PA Consulting where he specialized in business transformation, developing new propositions (M&A, Corporate Strategy, Innovation Strategy) and growth strategy implementation for multinational corporations. His clients included GSK, Unilever, Merck and Hershey, amongst others.

Previously, he gained operational experience as Head of Strategy for The Co-operative Group and as Global Strategy Director for Costa Coffee, developing and implementing strategies and target operating models that increased growth and profitability for both organizations.

He has held a number of high-level positions in other financial institutions, including at VIA International and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development where he managed the Strategic Planning Department. He started his consulting career at Coopers & Lybrand as a Senior Consultant.

From 1985 to 1995, he was an Officer in the Royal Marines and Royal Marines Reserves.

He will be based in the Company’s London offices.


About Magellan Investment Holding

Magellan Investment Holdings is a holding company with investments in energy and natural resources, aerospace and defense, real estate, technology and fine arts. Magellan is the parent company of its operating subsidiaries – RJI Capital, a strategic advisory firm, and Arcanum, a global strategic Intelligence company.

About Arcanum

Arcanum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Magellan Investment Holdings, is a global Intelligence company that provides a host of bespoke strategic intelligence services to government entities and the private sector across a range of industries.

Arcanum’s team includes experts from intelligence, law enforcement, military, diplomacy, and legal backgrounds, with in-depth knowledge required to operate globally and discreetly on the largest multi-jurisdictional cases. In addition, Arcanum has exceptional intellectual resources with an executive leadership team that consists of senior leaders from the world’s most powerful intelligence and government agencies, including the U.S., U.K. and France.

By maintaining a highly diversified intelligence and business network around the globe, Arcanum’s industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered from its offices in Astana, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Manama, Paris, Washington, DC, and Zurich.

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