17 December 2018

EAB welcomes Haytham Kamhiyah as its Chief Executive Officer.

Haytham Kamhiyah was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Europe Arab Bank plc in December 2018.

Haytham brings over 25 years of experience in the Banking Industry with specific focus on the MENA region. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in the audit and business advisory division before joining the Capital Bank of Jordan in 1996, where he progressed internally and was appointed the General Manager of the bank in May 2005. During his time and under his management, Capital Bank grew to become one of the leading financial institutions in Jordan, offering a comprehensive set of commercial and investment banking services. More recently, Haytham has been the Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Development Bank in the UAE.

Haytham has been on the board of directors of a number of organisations, including Jordan International Investment Group, Ithmar Islamic Finance Company, Jordan International Insurance Co and Safwa Islamic Bank. He holds professional qualifications from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) and from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in the United States. In 2005, Haytham also obtained the Advanced Management Program Diploma from the INSEAD Business School.

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