THE APPOINTMENT CONTINUES RM SOTHEBY’S EXPANSION INTO
THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA REGION
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – November 21, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – RM Sotheby’s, the global leader in collector car auctions, has announced the appointment of Dwayne Fernandes as a car specialist for the Middle East and Africa Region.
Based in Dubai, where he has lived all his life, Dwayne has seamlessly blended his love for cars with a successful professional career in the automotive industry. Dwayne started his professional life with Jaguar Land Rover before moving to a sales role with Ferrari, where he further developed his expertise at the peak of the luxury and sports car market in the region.
A driving force in everything he does, Dwayne has a deep-rooted passion for all things automotive and has developed an exceptional understanding of the market and an enviable reputation for professionalism and customer service. Away from the working week, Dwayne continues to pursue his hobby by attending city car meets as well as off-road adventures in the desert sand dunes.
Speaking of his appointment, Dwayne Fernandes says: ‘I am delighted to join the incredible RM Sotheby’s team. The company’s worldwide reputation is unmatched, and its recent rapid development in the Middle East is unquestionably an exciting development that will deliver great rewards. I am thrilled to be a part of the team and to assist in building the business’s growth in the region. Sponsoring major events on the calendar, like the Gulf Historic and the Cavallino Classic, continues to reinforce our belief in supporting this enthusiastic, car-obsessed market.’
The appointment perfectly coincides with RM Sotheby’s newly announced Dubai auction, which will take place on 9 March at the stunning Concrete venue at Alserkal Avenue in the Al Quoz district. Further news on this new auction will be announced soon, and which marks the beginning of a regular cadence of sales in the region over the coming years.
Ghita Mejdi, RM Sotheby’s Vice President, MEA, commented on this hiring: ‘We are thrilled that Dwayne has joined our team in Dubai and his appointment reinforces our belief in this vibrant, car-rich culture. Dwayne is already busy working on consignments for our upcoming auction, as well as developing our private sales operations in the region and representing RM Sotheby’s at the myriad of events and enthusiast activities in Dubai.’
For further information on RM Sotheby’s and its Middle East operations, please visit rmsothebys.com.
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About RM Sotheby’s
RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house by total sales. With over 40 years of proven results in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from auctions (live and online) and private sales to estate planning and financial services, coupled with an expert team of Car Specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. RM Sotheby’s is currently responsible for seven of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction.
Source: RM Sotheby’s