BisB names Naeema Taheri Chief Compliance Officer
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB), a leading provider of Islamic digital banking services in Bahrain, has announced the appointment of Naeema Taheri as its new Chief Compliance Officer. Naeema Taheri possesses 30 years of expertise in the banking and financial industry – both Islamic and conventional, with extensive experience in banking operations, regulatory compliance, financial crimes, risk management, quality assurance, trade finance and training. Prior to joining BisB in April 2022, she held several senior positions at leading financial institutions.
She started her banking profession with Citibank Bahrain. She also served as a lecturer at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), and a General Manager at SKILLS, in addition to public and private organizations in the GCC. Hassan Jarrar, Chief Executive Officer at BisB, said, “We are looking forward to witness the success, growth and development that the Compliance Department will achieve under her leadership.
Naeema Taheri said, “I am honoured to work with such a reputable and pioneering financial institution such as BisB, and I look forward to working closely with the team to further develop the Bank’s Compliance Department, harnessing my academic, professional and leadership skills to continually innovate and challenge the status quo.” Taheri is a fellow member of the UK-based International Compliance Association (FICA) and member of the USAbased Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).