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About Farooq Arjomand

Over the course of his career, Farooq Arjomand has demonstrated a keen business acumen and a knowledge of financial processes. He stands out as CEO and founding chairman of the Arjomand Group, which since 2001 has grown from startup to include interests in 15 industries across Europe and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Farooq Arjomand provides executive leadership to his group of companies yet nurtures the company's decentralized approach, which grants autonomy to the heads of each individual company.

Under the leadership of Farooq Arjomand, the parent company incorporates subsidiaries and associate companies in finance, trading, corporate services, and hospitality. Its 15 companies in operation include Richmond Hotel Apartments and Elite Properties, as well as Trend Technologies and The Human Approach.

The diverse nature of this set of companies gives the parent organization a high degree of flexibility, which it needs to stay competitive in the ever-changing world of international business. Arjomand comes to its leadership backed by more than 25 years in banking, having served in a variety of increasingly responsible roles with HSBC from 1984 through 2001.

Work experience

Jan 2001Present


Self Employed


Sep 1982May 1984


Seattle Pacific University