- CEO of Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC
Tarun Khanna has been with Nexus since January 2007. He was appointed Deputy CEO in early 2010, and was appointed CEO in mid 2013. Tarun has extensive experience in financial services having spent 25 years in money management and investment banking. He started his career at Merrill Lynch in New York in 1990 in the investment banking group and has worked with Morgan Stanley, Lazard Asset Management, Wellington Management and Copper Arch Capital, a New York based Hedge Fund.
Tarun received an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance and an undergraduate degree from Muskingum College (Honours) with focus on Economics and Accounting in 1990. He also studied at the American University in Paris in 1989. Tarun is a high school graduate of the Doon School in India.
Nexus Group has over 400 qualified professional consultants and is actively supported by over 105 dedicated and qualified management and support staff globally offering a broad range of licensed products from regulated providers.
The company was established in 2006 by Mahmoud Nodjoumi, founder and chairman, through a management buy-out of the distribution arm of Zurich International Life in the Middle East which had been established in the region since 1989. With over thirty years’ experience in the GCC, Nexus Group operations are located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait to underpin a professional and high-quality level of service to our clients.
Each member of the Nexus Group is appropriately regulated by the relevant regulator for the provision of life insurance, savings plans, employee benefits, general insurance, and various classes of commercial insurance.
Nexus Financial Advisers LLC (NFA) is also part of the Nexus Group. NFA is an investment advisory firm regulated in the UAE by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) offering a suite of products to both corporate and individual clients from a range of international and domestic product providers.
Nexus group of companies (Nexus Group) which includes – Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC (UAE), Nexus Financial Services WLL (Bahrain), Nexus Financial Services WLL, QFC Branch (Qatar) and Nexus Financial Services (Insurance Brokers) L.L.C (Kuwait) is the largest financial advisory business in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, offering a composite suite of insurance, savings, and investment products to both corporate and individual clients from a range of international and domestic product providers.
Nexus strives to be a highly respected and recognized financial brand. Nexus offers composite insurance services and financial solutions to meet individual, family, and corporate needs.
We strive to deliver bespoke financial solutions to meet the needs of our customers, whether individual, family or commercial. We do this on the basis of uberrimae fides based on strong, lasting personal relationships with a high net worth focus. With a well-developed life insurance pedigree, Nexus will develop its composite insurance business and financial management capacity in its existing markets and beyond.
We believe our primary responsibility is to the individuals, families and corporate customers who place their trust in us to provide the most appropriate financial solutions to meet their needs. Strong personal relationships are at the core of our business model and the maintenance of the highest standards of compliance, integrity and honesty is key to our success.
Through association with a world class leading panel of providers, and a commitment to provide our staff with leading-edge technical, service, and training support, we have the confidence that we offer the best possible bespoke solutions.
We have a responsibility to our employees, recognizing their value and contribution at every level of our business. They should feel empowered to act on behalf of Nexus and at the same time recognize the responsibility that this brings. We should provide technology, training, infrastructure, and medical support concomitant with staff functions and maintain transparent procedures for their well-being and HR requirements.
We must deliver equal opportunities and enable advancement and wealth creation to the mutual benefit of the staff and the company. We should strive to be transparent, informative, and inclusive so that united as one body, we can grow ‘in good faith’ with our clients.
We have a responsibility to the community in which we operate. We acknowledge our responsibility to play our part in developing the financial services industry of the UAE, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait and as we expand, we do so as the best of ambassadors. We take with us the highest operating standards synonymous with the Nexus brand.
We help the communities amongst which we operate and through strategic partnerships, selected through open and inclusive debate with our staff, we play our part to help others. This recognition of the need to be good global citizens reflects our multi-cultural composition and the founder’s overriding intent that Nexus represents a force for good.