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
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.
Bank ABC Head Office in Bahrain