Dubai, UAE; 4th July 2017:
Emirates Investment Bank (“EIBank”), an independent private bank based in the UAE, has appointed Imad Bou Khouzam as Chief Financial Officer, where he will lead the finance, operations and IT departments.
Imad brings to Emirates Investment Bank over 24 years of experience in banking and finance in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Lebanon. Imad’s experience includes 15 years with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in senior leadership roles as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer covering the UAE, Qatar and Lebanon. Imad has also worked for Scotiabank, Metropolitan Bank S.A.L, Price Waterhouse Management Consultants and KPMG.
Commenting on Imad’s appointment, Khaled Sifri, CEO of Emirates Investment Bank, said, “Imad is an invaluable addition to our team of seasoned finance and banking experts. The wealth of experience he brings with him, having built and managed the finance, compliance and risk functions of reputable regional and international institutions across the Middle East, will add further depth to our offering and the way in which we serve our clients.”
On his appointment, Imad said, “Emirates Investment Bank enjoys a niche position in the private banking industry. Its long history in the UAE and the wider GCC region, together with its global offering and client base, gives the bank a holistic insight into providing best-in-class solutions for its clients. I am very excited to join Emirates Investment Bank as it embarks on the next phase of its growth journey.”
Imad holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut and he is an INSEAD Certified Senior Management Professional.