Adel A. El-Labban

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Adel A. El-Labban

(Non-Executive Director)
Deputy Chairman of the Board and Member of the Executive Committee , Director since 22 March 2023.

Holds a Masters in Economics (Highest Honors) from the American University in Cairo, 1980, Bachelors in Economics (Highest Honors) from the American University in Cairo, 1977.

Currently holds the positions of Deputy Chairman, United Bank for Commerce & Investment S.A.C., Libya; Director, Ahli United Bank (UK) PLC; and Director, Ahli United Bank K.S.C.P., Kuwait.


Formerly: Group Chief Executive Officer, Ahli United Bank B.S.C., Bahrain, from April 2022 until March 2023; Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Ahli United Bank B.S.C., Bahrain, from November 2000 until April 2022; Chief Executive Officer and Director, United Bank of Kuwait P.L.C., UK; Managing Director, Commercial International Bank, Egypt S.A.E.; Chairman, Commercial International Investment Company, Egypt; First Deputy Chairman, Ahli Bank S.A.O.G., Oman; Vice Chairman, Middle East Financial Investment Co., Saudi Arabia; Deputy Chairman, Ahli United Bank S.A.E., Egypt; Deputy Chairman, Commercial Bank of Iraq; Director, Ahli United Bank Limited, UAE; Vice President, Morgan Stanley, USA; Assistant Vice President, Arab Banking Corporation, Bahrain; Director, Bahrain Bourse, formerly Bahrain Stock Exchange; and Director, Bahrain Association of Banks, Bahrain.


44 years of experience in international and regional financial service sector.