Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait appoints Chief Executive Officer- UAE

Omar Wahby has extensive experience across key markets of the MENA region


Kuwait:  Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK), this week announced the appointment of Omar Wahby as CEO – UAE.  Omar has over 25 years’ experience across many disciplines.   He started his career as an investment banker in Egypt, and has worked in a number of senior roles in top institutions including BNP Paribas and Citibank.  His last position was with National Bank of Kuwait as Deputy CEO for the International Banking Group.  Omar has extensive experience across key markets of the MENA region.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. George Richani, Group CEO of ABK said: “We are very pleased to welcome Omar to ABK. He has an excellent track record of strong leadership, both in Kuwait and the MENA region, and I am certain that he will grow the UAE business, and add great all round value to the Group.  We wish him every success.”

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