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First Names Group makes key appointment in the UK

16 September 2014

First Names Group, the world’s leading independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, has appointed Tariq Husain as UK Managing Director and Global Head of Outsourced Business Services (OBS).

Tariq will be based in the Group’s new London office in the heart of Covent Garden. His new appointment with First Names Group will see him take on two fundamental positions in the growing organisation. As UK Managing Director, he will be responsible for establishing, managing and growing the overall corporate and institutional services in the United Kingdom.

Tariq’s focus as the Global Head of Outsourced Business Services will involve building a global service delivery platform for multinational businesses needing critical compliance. The services include accounting, tax, HR and payroll, corporate secretarial, director and domiciliary services. Outsourced Business Services is a key part of First Names Group’s Corporate and Institutional Services line. 

Tariq has 20 years’ experience of which over 12 were spent at TMF Group, most recently as Global Director of Strategic Alliances. Tariq is an internationally respected finance professional whose extensive multi-jurisdictional expertise and experience spans across a wide variety of regulated sectors.

Following his appointment, Tariq Husain commented:

“I am delighted to be joining First Names Group, and I am looking forward to applying my skills in a way that I hope will directly contribute to business growth. This is an exciting opportunity that will allow me to strengthen existing First Names Group affiliations and build new client relationships in key markets.”

Armin Kirchner, Group Managing Director of Corporate and Institutional Services for First Names Group, added:

“I am very pleased that Tariq has joined First Names Group. I am confident he will be a great asset to the team and I am sure that he will make an immediate, positive impact. He brings a significant skill-set and senior experience that will improve our offering and further support our approach to driving our corporate services line. I am very much looking forward to working closely with him as we build and develop the corporate service line.” 

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