Mr. George Farah Sofia has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Bank ABC Jordan as of 9 Jan 2020. Prior to his progression to CEO, Mr. George assumed the role of Acting CEO on 1 November 2019 upon the retirement of the former Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Mrs. Simona Bishouty, on 31 October 2019. Previously, he had been successfully deputizing the CEO and was formally appointed Deputy General Manager earlier last year.
Mr. George brings to his new role a wealth of banking experience spanning 30 years and a deep understanding of the Jordanian market. During his diverse career, he held leading positions at various prominent local and international Banks in Jordan, including a senior position in the Personal and Corporate Banking division at HSBC, Jordan, Retail Banking Manager at SGBJ and Assistant General Manager and Head of Personal Banking Group at Capital Bank, Jordan.
He has been with Bank ABC Jordan for over 10 years, during which he held several key positions, including EVP, Head of Retail Banking Group, before being promoted to Deputy General Manager last year. Mr. George holds a bachelor’s degree in management from the United Kingdom.