Co-Head of Wholesale Banking and Senior Managing Director Global Banking
Mr. Mark Yassin joined NBAD as Senior General Manager in charge of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division (CIBD) in May 2008. He subsequently became the Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Banking in January 2013, and also serves as Co-Head of Global Wholesale Banking.
Prior to joining NBAD, Mr. Yassin was the global head of corporate finance at Arab Bank. During his career, he has held senior executive positions at several international banks, consulting firms and regional banks, including Bank of Montreal, Transamerica Commercial Finance Corporation, Gulf International Bank, Arab Banking Corporation and Coopers & Lybrand.
Mr. Yassin’s banking career spans more than 25 years working in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Canada and the US, predominantly covering corporate finance, project and infrastructure finance, structured finance, financial and strategic advisory, debt arranging and syndications, trade finance, private equity, and corporate banking. He also has over five years of experience working in engineering and project management.
Mr. Yassin holds an MBA degree from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas, and a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Surrey in the U.K.