Board of Directors

Abdulhadi Shayif
Chairman of the Board of Directors – Independent Member

Mr. Shayif joined the National Commercial Bank (NCB), Saudi Arabia in 1975. He worked in all areas of the Bank and in 1999 became the General Manager of the Bank, and was also Member of the Board of Directors, Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Risk Committee and Member of the Credit Committee. He took early retirement in September, 2005.

Mr. Shayif sits on the board of several companies including listed companies in Saudi Arabia.


Jamal Al Kishi
Vice Chairman – Executive Member

Mr. Al Kishi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Middle East and Africa region and Chairman of the Middle East and Africa Executive Committee.
Jamal joined Deutsche Bank AG in Saudi Arabia as CEO and Head of Corporate and Investment Bank in June 2007 after spending well over 12 years in Corporate and Investment banking in Saudi.
Prior to joining Deutsche, Jamal occupied various roles in Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Structured and Project Finance, among others.
He holds an MBA in Finance and Banking and an Engineering Degree and has attended several specialized training programs including Executive Education at INSEAD.


Ashok Aram
Executive Member

Mr. Aram is the Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank, Europe, Middle East and Africa “EMEA” (excluding Germany and the UK)

As the regional CEO for Deutsche Bank EMEA, Ashok Aram is responsible for the development of the Bank´s EMEA franchise across all businesses, the management of client relationships, and the implementation of the region´s growth strategy while safeguarding risk and capital. He reports to Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing.

Ashok first joined Deutsche Bank after his studies in Japan. Over a 20-year distinguished international career, Mr. Aram has held a variety of senior leadership roles with the Bank based in Tokyo, Singapore, Frankfurt, New York, London and for the past five years in Dubai, during which time he has led some of the largest capital raising deals in Europe, Russia/CIS, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa. He re-joined Deutsche Bank in September 2010 after a year at Abraaj Capital where he was Managing Director based in Dubai.

In addition, Ashok was made a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (Davos) in 2010.


Sameer Al Hamidi
Independent Member

Mr. Al Hamidi is the Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director of SACO, a Saudi list company specializing in wholesale and retail trading of equipments and tools. He was General Director of SACO from 1981 to 2011.

Mr Alhamidi hold Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration in 1980G from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, United States of America.

Mr. Al Hamidi sits on the board of several companies including listed companies in Saudi Arabia.


Alex von zur Muehlen
Executive Member

Alex joined Deutsche Bank in 1998 as a derivatives structurer and marketer in its Global Markets Division.

He was appointed Head of Corporate Derivatives Coverage for Germany & Austria in 2003 within DCM.

In 2005 he became Co-Head for Client Coverage Germany & Austria comprising Debt Capital Markets and ICG activities for the region.

Alex was appointed Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets for Europe in 2008.

He became the Group Treasurer for Deutsche Bank in November 2009.

Alex graduated in 1998 and holds a degree in Business Administration from the School of Economics and Law in Berlin, Germany.


Tamim Jabr
Head of Corporate Finance and CEO

Tamim Jabr is Head of Corporate Finance for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia and the Chief Executive Officer for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Jabr Joined Deutsche Bank London in 2004 as part of the Global Banking team covering MENA, he later moved to Riyadh in 2006 to help develop Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Finance franchise in Saudi Arabia.

As Head of Corporate Finance, Mr. Jabr is responsible for the delivery of a broad product platform across Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Structured Finance and Derivative Solutions to corporate and institutional clients across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

As Chief Executive Officer for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia, Mr. Jabr is responsible for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia’s franchise in the Kingdom along with all activities regulated by the Capital Market Authority, delivering best-in-class products and services to local clients.


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