By Sam Bridge
Dubai-based banking major Mashreq has hired Tarek El Nahas as its new head of International Banking Group
Dubai-based banking major Mashreq has hired Citibank veteran Tarek El Nahas as its new head of International Banking Group.
He previously spent 25 years at Citibank, most recently as the head of Corporate and Investment Banking for North Africa, Egypt and Levant, managing teams across six countries in the MENA region. He has also held several senior roles in Egypt, Algeria and the UAE.
Ahmed Abdelaal, CEO, Mashreq Bank, said: “I am delighted to welcome Tarek to the Mashreq family. Our legacy has been built upon a commitment to developing our leadership capabilities and as we look to grow our international presence Tarek’s experience will be invaluable.
“Tarek will take over from Jan-Willem Sudmann later this month. Jan played a pivotal role in the success of Mashreq’s international banking story for the last 4 years. We wish Jan good luck and gratitude for his service to Mashreq.”
El Nahas added: “Mashreq is recognized for innovation and service excellence and with my regional experience, I look forward to collaborating closely with my new colleagues to enhance the banks customer experience and creating further inroads to the international business group for Mashreq."For all the latest banking and finance news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.