Wed 23 Sep 2009 09:47 AM
Hassan Ali Juma

Hassan Ali Juma

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Arab Banking Corporation

Designation: President and CEO

Country: Bahrain

Occupation: President and CEO

Arab Banking Corp (ABC)

is known across the region and worldwide, with a network that spreads over 21 countries in the MENA and GCC, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Founded in 1980, it is listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange and major shareholders include the Kuwait Investment Authority, Central Bank of Libya and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

As its president and chief executive, Hassan Ali Juma has overseen a period of sustained growth, and the finance house boasted total assets of over $26.5bn as of end-July 2009. As well as retail banking services, the company offers a range of services including trade finance and forfeiting, treasury, project and structured finance, syndications, corporate and institutional banking, and Islamic finance.