Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank appoints new CEO

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank appoints new CEO

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has appointed Mazin Manna as its new CEO, ending a long period during which it has been led by its Vice Chairman, Khamis Buharoon, as acting-CEO. Tirad Murad, the previous CEO, took medical leave in 2017.

Mr. Manaa was previously the CEO for Middle East and North Africa at Credit Agricole CIB and the bank's Group Senior Country Officer for the UAE. He had held that position since July 2015. He had also been a member of the Extended Executive Committee of Credit Agricole CIB.

Mr. Manaa spent 24 years with Citibank and served as Citi's CEO for Bahrain from 2010 until 2015. Earlier, he had co-led Citigroup's corporate and investment banking business in the Middle East and held several other senior positions in Islamic banking and corporate finance, including being Managing Director of Citi Islamic Investment Bank. 

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank had equity of $4,830mn at the end of 2018, assets of $34,090mn, and net profits of $681mn. The bank operates in the UK through ADIB (UK) ltd.