In line with the BBK’s new organisational structure announced lately, the Bank carries on additional appointments in its Executive Management team with the aim of optimising performance and increasing efficiency to ensure continued strength and maintain the Bank's pioneering position locally and regionally.
Effective 1st, June 2013, Mr. Amit Kumar has been appointed as Chief Risk Officer and Head of the Credit and Risk Management Division. Mr Amit has joined BBK in 1994, and has built extensive skills in international banking as well as risk and compliance, with a total of 30 years banking experience.
||On the operation side, Mr. Rashad Akbari has been appointed as Assistant General Manager – Operations effective 23rd, June 2013, succeeding Mr. Mahmood A.Aziz Al Meer who has retired on 28th February 2013 . Rashad has over 26 years experience, of which 13 years at BBK where he assumed various senior positions. Prior to this appointment, Mr Rashad was heading the Transactional Banking Division, which as per the new structure, has merged with other divisions in the Bank.|
In its endeavour to strengthen BBK’s international presence, the Bank has appointed Mr. C.K. Jaidev as Assistant General Manager - Overseas Banking effective 1st September 2013,. The division will be responsible for BBK NRI business as well as all overseas branches. C.K Jaidev has been with the Bank for over 16 years and gained an extensive experience in offshore banking.
On this occasion, Mr. A.Karim Bucheery, BBK Chief Executive commented: “BBK is always keen to invest in change that will ultimately benefit all stakeholders of the Bank, and reinforces its vision and set strategies.”
“We will continue to capitalize on the internal competencies and leadership skills, whom we believe have contributed to the Bank’s success and who will continue to play a major role taking the Bank forward.”, he added.