As CEO, Abdul Shakeel is responsible for working closely with the Board of Directors of the Bank to set and implement the strategic direction of the organization. Abdul Shakeel has over 25 years of banking industry experience, with deep expertise in retail banking, digital innovation, and risk management.
He has held senior positions at ADCB for 15 years, including the last five years as Head of Retail Banking, where he managed a team of 2,000 professionals and launched many of ADCB’s award-winning consumer products and digital banking channels.
Prior to joining ADCB, he spent over 10 years with Citibank in the UAE. Abdul Shakeel holds a Master of Science Degree in Risk Management from NYU Stern School of Business, New York, USA.