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About First Abu Dhabi Bank

Board of Directors

 

Hana Al Rostamani - Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Remuneration Committee

UAE national and resident in UAE. She is a member of the First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Group Executive Committee and Group Head of Personal Banking (which includes retail banking, and Private Banking & Wealth). Prior to joining FAB in 2000, she spent three years with Citibank in the UAE. She is also an Advisory Board member of Mastercard and a Member of the IMD Foundation Board. She holds a BSC in Business Administration and a MSc in Information Management, both from the George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.

 

Bernhard Lippuner- Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Independent Board Member

Swiss national and resident in Switzerland. He worked for Credit Suisse between 1990 and 2008, firstly as the Head of Commodity Trade Finance, and then as Head of the Region of Geneva. Prior to this he worked for more than twenty years as a commodity trader in various international trading houses with a geographical focus on the African Continent and the Middle East. He is a Board member of two trading companies active in cotton and metal trading.He is the holder of a higher Swiss Commercial degree and completed summer courses of IMD Lausanne and IESE in Barcelona.

 

Fadel Al Ali - Member of the Board of Directors and Remuneration Committee

UAE national and resident in the UAE. He is a member of the First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Group Executive Committee and Group Chief Customer Experience and Digital Officer. Prior to joining FAB in 2017, he spent 13 years at Dubai Holding (global investment conglomerate) in various roles such as CEO, COO and CFO, and before that 15 years at Citibank in the UAE in various roles. He is also a Board member of the Dubai Financial Services Authority, Abu Dhabi Capital Group and Abu Dhabi Financial Group. He holds a BsC in Engineering from the University of Southern California.

 

Muwaffak Bibi - Member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee

Swiss & Lebanese national and resident in Switzerland. He is the Regional CEO for Europe, Americas, Middle East and Africa at the FAB Group since January 2018. Prior to this he was with Credit Suisse in Geneva for three years as UHNW Head for Middle East & Market Leader for Saudi Arabia, and before that 35 years at Citibank in Geneva, USA, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Greece, in roles in corporate banking, consumer banking, credit & risk management and Private Banking which included 15 years as CEO of the Citi Private Bank for the MENA region. He holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut, and a MBA in Finance from McGill University in Canada.

 

Olivier Stahler - Member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee, Independent Board Member

Swiss national and resident in Switzerland. He is a partner at the law firm, Lenz & Staehelin, specialising in banking & finance law, and joined them in 1995. He holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne and a LLM degree from the University of Edinburgh.

 

Antoine Maroun - Member of the Board of Directors, Independent Board Member

British & Lebanese national and Swiss resident. He is an independent legal and financial consultant with a focus on the Middle East. He has over 30 years of international banking experience, including over 25 years at Citibank and affiliates in Greece, Saudi Arabia, France, USA, UK, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Lebanon in various corporate, senior credit & risk, private banking and general management roles. He has held CEO / General Manager positions with Saudi American Bank in Lebanon , SAMBA Finance in Geneva, Citibank in Lebanon and with QNB Suisse in Geneva. He has also legal practice experience in Lebanon. He holds a law degree from Saint Joseph University in Lebanon and a Masters of Law from Northwestern University in Chicago.

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