Qatar Investment Authority CEO said to leave $320b sovereign wealth fund

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The chief executive officer of the Qatar Investment Authority is leaving after almost four years at the helm of one of the world’s largest sovereign funds, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

The reasons behind the surprise departure of Qatari royal Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, weren’t immediately clear and a replacement is yet to be officially named, the people said on condition of anonymity. A spokesman for the QIA wasn’t immediately able to comment.

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