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Board of Directors

Mr. Fehmi Hannachi

Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2019 and Director of Bank ABC Algeria since May 2016.

Mr. Fehmi Hannachi is General Manager of Bank ABC Paris since June 2015. He held several managerial positions within Bank ABC Group for more than two decades: Head of Commodity Finance, MENA, Member of the Management Committee of ABC International Bank, London and Member of the Board of Directors of the Group's subsidiaries in Algeria and Egypt and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arab Leasing Corporation (ALC).

He holds a degree in international relations from the University of Rome - La Sapienza, a Master in International Trade from the University of Paris - Pantheon Sorbonne and an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe.


Mr. Hisham A. MOUZUGHI

Director since 2010 - Deputy Chairman since September 2013 

Mr. MOUZUGHI is the Head of Risk and Credit Support at ABC Islamic Bank (E.C) Bahrain. He started his career at the London Branch of Arab Banking Corporation in 1989. He served on the Boards of Bank ABC Egypt and Jomhouria Bank.
Mr. MOUZUGHI holds an MBA from Webster University, a Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) from Boston University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance from the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, London.

Fouad Salame

Mr. Fouad Salame

Director since May 2019

Mr. Fouad Salame is the head of the “Financial Institutions” Division at Bank ABC BSC- Bahrain since October 2018. He started his carreer in 1993 at BLOMINVEST Bank - BLOM Bank Group, Beirut - Lebanon. In 2002, he was Vice-President - Sales and Development Manager, Middle East at BSI International Private Banking, Monaco. Then he held, for more than a decade, several senior positions in several banks in Dubai, including that of Director, Head of “Sovereign and Financial Institutions in the Middle East - Banking Coverage and Investments Division” at Banque Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank, Dubai - UAE (2011-2017).

Mr. Fouad Salame holds a master's degree in economics - London School of Economics - University of London - United Kingdom and a bachelor's degree in economics 1988 - 1992 Economics - American University of Beirut - Lebanon.


Mr. Ismail MOKHTAR

Director since May 2018

Mr. Ismail MOKHTAR, First Vice President, Regional Chief Operating Officer of Bank ABC Bahrain for MENA and Member of the Board Directors of Bank ABC Jordan since 2015. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bank ABC Tunisia from 1st April 2012 to 31st January 2015 and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2015 as well as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Bank ABC Tunisia from 2006 to 2015.

Mr. Ismail MOKHTAR holds a Master's degree in Economics and Management from Tunis University of Economics and Management and a Master’s degree in Administration from the same University. He has actually  20 years of financial and banking experience. After a banking experience at Bank ABC Tunisia, Mr. MOKHTAR, joined the Bank ABC Group Bahrain from February 2015.​


Mr. Abdellatif BENKHELIL

Secretary of the Board of Directors

Mr. Abdellatif BENKHELIL joined Bank ABC Algeria in October 2012 as Secretary of the Board of Directors. He has 20 years’ banking experience in the offshore and inshore sectors and held several positions within the General Delegation of Banks and Financial Institutions, prior to that he was a lawyer in Algiers.