Emaar Properties has appointed of Amit Jain as group chief executive, the company said in a brief disclosure to investors.
Previously chief operating officer, Jain will assume his position immediately, the company said without going into further detail.
He has been doing the job on an acting basis for more than a year since the previous CEO, Abdullah Lahej left the company in April 2016. Lahej is now chief executive of Dubai Holding unit Dubai Properties.
Jain was head of finance at Dubai Bank for three years before moving to Emaar in 2006 as group chief financing officer.