Senior Managing Director and Group Head of Global Retail & Commercial
Mr. Abdulla Al Otaiba joined NBAD in 2003.
Mr. Al Otaiba is the Senior Managing Director and Group Head of Global Retail and Commercial Banking, leading one of the largest domestic networks in the UAE. He also oversees Consumer, Elite Gold and Commercial Banking, with the mandate to serve other GCC countries, Jordan and Egypt.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Al Otaiba held several senior positions in NBAD. He served as Deputy Senior General Manager of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division. In June 2012, he was promoted as Senior General Manager Domestic Banking Division.
Mr. Al Otaiba is the Chairman of Abu Dhabi National Islamic Finance (ADNIF) and a Board Member of Abu Dhabi National Properties (ADNP), both fully-owned subsidiaries of NBAD. He also serves on the Boards of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels, Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and MasterCard Advisory Board.
Mr. Al Otaiba has also proven to be a distinguished UAE National Entrepreneur, managing different arms of his own family private business.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Concordia University in Canada, and a Bachelor of Finance from the University of South Carolina, in the US.