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Bank ABC appoints Fouad Salame as Head of Financial Institutions

Bahrain-based Bank ABC has announced today the appointment of Mr. Fouad Salame as Group Head of Financial Institutions at the Head Office in Bahrain.

Reporting to Jonathan Robinson, the Group Head of Wholesale Banking, Fouad will be responsible for overseeing our Group Financial Institution Coverage and driving the growth of this strategic clients’ segment business across our global network.

Fouad joins Bank ABC from Societe Generale, where he served as Managing Director/Head of Sovereigns and Financial Institutions of MENA. His banking and financial markets experience extends more than 25 years, as he held senior positions at VTB Capital, Commerzbank AG, BMB Investment Bank and BSI International Private Banking.

Commenting on this appointment, Jonathan Robinson, Group Head of Wholesale Banking, said: "I am delighted that Fouad has joined our Wholesale Banking team. He is a seasoned banker with proven experience. His appointment will accelerate the growth of our global wholesale banking business.”

For his part, Mr. Salame said: "This is an exciting time to join Bank ABC and be part of its ambitious agenda to build upon its already strong reputation as a MENA leading bank. I am very much looking forward to working with the wholesale banking team and other colleagues in the Bank to further enhance our wholesale banking franchise in the region."

Bank ABC is a leading player in the region’s banking industry and provides innovative wholesale financial products and services that include corporate banking, trade finance, project and structured finance, syndications, treasury and financial markets products and Islamic banking. It also provides retail-banking services through its network of retail banks in Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria.

Fouad Salame  

Fouad Salame

Bank ABC Head Office in Bahrain
Bank ABC​ Head Office in Bahrain​


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