Aladdin is the CEO of Mashreq Al Islami, the Islamic Financial Services arm of Mashreq, and the Head of Distribution for Mashreq Bank. In this role, Aladdin is responsible to drive the Distribution strategy of Mashreq regionally leveraging the digital transformation, footprint expansion, and business development across all product lines of the retail bank.
Prior to joining Mashreq, Aladdin worked in various senior leadership roles with Emirates NBD, the largest bank in the UAE, managing the biggest SME portfolio in the UAE through 10 Business Banking Centers across the UAE, manned by over 200 Staff members. He also managed an Acquisitions team over 45 Relationship officers in charge of growing the liability book through sourcing new relationships by establishing strong partnerships with consultants, free-zones and other government departments, Aladdin was also the regional manager for New Dubai for Emirates NBD.
Prior to this, Aladdin started his career with Citibank in 99, where his career spanned wealth management and priority banking. Aladdin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from American University of Beirut, has completed Executive Leadership Program by Harvard Business Publishing, Fast Forward Program by EISE Business School, Spain, and is a Certified Investment Consultant.