ADIB appoints new group CEO to accelerate growth strategy

Nasser Abdulla Al Awadhi is joining the bank from Dubai Islamic Bank

  
General view of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank logo on January 4, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

General view of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank logo on January 4, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has appointed Nasser Abdulla Al Awadhi as its new group CEO to accelerate its growth strategy, the bank said today.

Al Awadhi will join the bank from Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) in January 2022, subject to approval from the UAE Central Bank, ADIB said in a bourse filing today.

ADIB said Al Awadhi has 33 years of experience and has served as DIB’s group chief of consumer banking since March 2018.

Al Awadhi said: “It is a great privilege to be joining ADIB at a time when the bank is achieving strong momentum, and as its sets out to deliver its 2025 growth strategy.

“I wholeheartedly share ADIB’s vision to become the world’s most innovative Islamic bank combining the very best digital services with innovative Islamic products.”

(Reporting by Imogen Lillywhite; editing by Seban Scaria)

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