DOHA: The Board of Directors of Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) have decided to appoint Bassel Gamal (pictured) as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He will be responsible for all the companies and institutions affil-iated to QIB inside Qatar and abroad. Bassel Gamal will assume his office next month.
Bassel Gamal has over 22 years’ experience in the banking and finance, starting in the Commercial International Bank (Chase Ahli Bank) in Egypt in 1990. In 2001, he joined Ahli United Bank Group in Bahrain and held many positions, including Chairman of Credit and Investment Committee, Chairman of Operational Risk Committee, Member of Special Assets Committee, and Member Group Management Committee.
His last position before joining QIB was as Senior Deputy Group CEO in Ahli United Bank Group. He has previous experience in the Qatar banking sector as he was the Deputy CEO for Ahli Bank Qatar from 2004 till 2006 and moved on to become the CEO till early 2009.