Executive Management


Our Executive Management encompass years of experience in the financial sector, with community connections and competencies that have allowed us to continue leading the way in the banking industry. Under the supervision of our Board, the Executive Management are responsible of monitoring performance and delivering the strategy set forth, developing solutions and product capabilities in accordance with regulatory conduct and compliance practices.

Jean-Christophe Durand
Chief executive officer
Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed
Chief executive – strategic accounts
Dana Buheji
Chief human resources officer
Iain Blacklaw
Chief operating officer
Bruce Wade
Chief executive – financial restructuring
Yaser AlSharifi
Chief strategy officer
Gaby El Hakim
Chief legal officer and corporate secretary
Hisham AlKurdi
Chief executive - corporate and institutional investment banking
Russell Bennett
Chief financial officer
Isa Maseeh
Chief risk officer and acting chief compliance officer
Subah Abdullatif Al Zayani
Chief executive - retail banking