UAE-based Arab Bank for Investment and Foreign Trade (Al Masraf) has appointed Graham FitzGerald as the chief executive officer (CEO).
In his new role, Fitzgerald will deploy the bank’s digital transformation strategy, explore new streams of business development opportunities and ensure successful implementation of its strategic objectives.
Prior to joining Al Masraf, he was the president and CEO for HSBC Philippines, and held various leading roles in the HSBC Group. He worked in key positions in global relationship management, lending and transaction management, regional operations and corporate banking.
Fitzgerald worked across New Zealand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the UAE, where he was the regional chief operating officer (COO), followed by the regional head of corporate banking for the commercial banking business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).