Dubai, 6 April 2009 – Deutsche Bank announced today the appointment of Mounir Husseini as its Chief Country Officer for the United Arab Emirates and General Manager of its branch at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
Husseini will also continue to hold his current position as Deutsche Bank’s Chief Country Officer for Qatar and General Manager of its branch at the Qatar Financial Centre. He will report to Henry Azzam, Deutsche Bank’s Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and North Africa.
Husseini replaces Ricardo Honegger, who previously held both positions, and who will be going into retirement.
Henry Azzam said “Mounir has been instrumental in growing our enterprise in Qatar, and we are pleased to have him onboard in the UAE. With his vast experience in the financial industry and his intimate knowledge of the region, Mounir will make a positive contribution towards building our franchise in the GCC and is an invaluable addition to Deutsche Bank’s regional hub in the DIFC.”
Husseini, a Lebanese and a US national, joined Deutsche Bank in 2007 from Daimler AG, where he previously worked for 11 years, and was most recently a Managing Director and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Structured Finance arm, in Berlin Germany.
Husseini is affiliated with the Young Arab Leaders and Bader Young Entrepreneurs Program.
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