Bahrain Development Bank names Dalal Al Qais as CEO
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain Development Bank (BDB), the Kingdom’s leading provider of financial services to small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs), recently announced the appointment of Dalal Al Qais as their Chief Executive Officer.
Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chairman of BDB, said, ‘In spite of the ongoing circumstances of the pandemic, BDB has achieved great strides in the past two financial years, securing a significant increase in disbursements, swiftly adopting the requisite technologies, and reacting to the current market climate and operating environment, under the prudent leadership of the Bank’s Group CEO, Sanjeev Paul.
I have no doubt that Al Qais will passionately lead the transformational efforts through value-adding strategies to propel BDB forward in line with the Kingdom’s Economic Vision and Team Bahrain’s approach, as a thriving model of public-private sector collaboration.”
Dalal Al Qais added, “look forward to deploying the Bank’s digital transformation strategy, explore new streams of business development opportunities, and ensure the Bank maintains an upward trajectory of innovation and impressive track record of growth.”
Prior to joining BDB, Al Qais was the Chief Retail Banking officer at Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) and held various leading roles at Standard Chartered Bank and United Bank, with a strong background in retail banking, and a well-rounded portfolio of technical experience across retail, credit, technology, and risk.