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Ghassan Tarazi, Non-Executive Director

Ghassan Tarazi is Executive Vice President and Company Secretary for Arab Bank plc. Ghassan joined Arab Bank in August 2003 as Head of Group Internal Audit and became the Group Chief Financial Officer in July 2008.  Prior to joining Arab Bank, Ghassan was Head of Financial Control and Risk Management of Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) in Kuwait.

Ghassan has over 12 years of auditing experience which he has gained with Arthur Andersen in the UAE and KPMG in Jordan and Bahrain. His 9-years career with KPMG included 6 years as Audit Partner, where he served as engagement partner of many international companies including global banks.

Ghassan is an MBA graduate from the University of Leuven, Belgium and is a holder a BA Economics degree from Acadia University, Canada.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) [USA], and Certified Bank Auditor (CBA) [USA] and is a Fellow member (FAIBF) of the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance.

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