|17 February, 2019

BisB appoints new Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Mohammed Mattar will be in charge of establishing and maintaining the Bank's AML/CFT policies and procedures

BisB appoints new Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Manama, Bahrain: As part of its ongoing efforts to invest in its human capital and develop Bahraini leaders in the industry, Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB), the leading provider of Shari’a compliant integrated financial solutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the appointment of Mr. Mohamed Mattar as the new Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) within the Bank’s Compliance Department.

“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Mohammed Mattar to the BisB family as the new Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Mr. Mohammed brings more than 13 years of experience in the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) field. We consider our people to be our most valuable asset at BisB, and prioritize the need to attract and retain Bahraini talent as part of the Bank’s strategies for sustainable growth,” said the Chief Executive Officer of BisB, Mr. Hassan Jarrar.

Mr. Mohammed Mattar will be in charge of establishing and maintaining the Bank’s AML/CFT policies and procedures, ensuring that the Bank complies with the AML Law and any other applicable AML/CFT legislation and regulations. In addition, he will be the Bank’s main point of contact in respect of handling internal suspicious transactions reports.


Mr. Mohammed holds a Master Degree in Finance and a number of professional qualifications including Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), the highest international professional certification in this field.


This press release has been issued by TRACCS Bahrain. 

For further information, please contact

Shaikha Seyadi
Tel: +973 17 592008 Ext. 101 | M: +973 66395500

About Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB)

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) is the leading provider of Sharia compliant integrated financial solutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Since its establishment in 1979 as the first Islamic Bank in the country and the fourth in the GCC, BisB has pioneered the country’s Islamic finance industry and has paved the way in digital transformation to enhance the customer experience and elevate the standards of banking in the Kingdom.

BisB’s competitive edge lies in its approach to simplifying customer’s money matters; the Bank leverages on its Bahraini values to offer an optimal customer experience, and deploys state-of-the-art digital platforms and innovative product and services to enable simpler, faster and hassle-free banking transactions. 

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