14 November 2015Maqbool brings over 26 years of expertise in Corporate and Commercial banking
Dubai, UAE - Mubashar Maqbool joins as Country Manager in UAE for
HBL, which is amongst the first foreign banks to open a branch in the UAE and has been in
operation in the country since 1967. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Maqbool served as Head -
Commercial Banking at HBL Pakistan.
Mr. Maqbool is a seasoned banker with extensive experience in Corporate and Commercial
banking across the Middle East and Asia, and has been instrumental in turning the Commercial
business into a successful and highly profitable one for the Bank, despite a challenging
environment. Prior to joining HBL, Mr. Maqbool has held senior positions globally with
institutions like Citibank and SAMBA.
Announcing the appointment, Mr. Abbas Hasan, Head - International Banking (EMEA), stated:
"We are pleased that Mubashar has taken up this important role. He brings with him over 26
years of banking experience in the financial services industry, with rich experience in strategic
planning, dynamic business growth, managing change and turnaround of units into optimally
performing businesses. All of these attributes will be vital to HBL's growth going forward."
For the past 47 years, HBL has been providing banking products and services in the UAE via its
branch network in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, and Sharjah.
HBL UAE (Habib Bank Limited) is the largest bank in Pakistan and in 1967 became one of the first foreign banks to open a branch in the UAE.
Since then, HBL has provided a wide range of personal, corporate and private financial
products and services to customers through its branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Sharjah.
Overall, HBL has a domestic network of more than 1,500 branches, with an additional more than 70 outlets located
in 25 countries including Bahrain, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Oman, Singapore, Turkey, UK and USA.
For more information on their range of solutions, please call 600 522 228, send an email to email@example.com, or visit www.hbl.com/uae.
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