Gatehouse and QNB make changes to London management

Gatehouse and QNB make changes to London management

Henry Thompson has left Gatehouse Bank, 18 months after he was appointed as CEO. Subject to regulatory approval, the bank's Chief Investment Officer, Abdul-Aziz al-Duweesh, will take over as CEO. In a statement, the bank said that Henry Thompson will remain at the bank for a period of time to ensure a smooth hand-over.

Gatehouse Bank is a Shari'ah-compliant bank headquartered and regulated in the United Kingdom. The bank is primarily involved in real estate investment and development. On 9 December it announced plans to invest a further £100 million in private rented housing across the country.

 Simon Walker is to leave Qatar National Bank where he has held the position of Regional Manager for Europe. The bank has not yet announced a replacement. Paul Mason remains the bank's General Manager in the United Kingdom.