Breish appointed number two at ABC

03 December 2002

Abdulmagid Breish has been appointed as deputy chief executive and chief banking officer of ABC Groupand further senior appointments are expected soon at the Arab world's largest bank, a statement released on 3 December says. Breish, a long-standing executive of the group and a Libyan national, has been managing director and chief executive officer of ABC since 1990.

ABC announced that Asaf Mohyuddin has been appointed chief administrative officer of the group. Both Mohyuddin and Breish will be based at ABC's Head Office in Bahrain. Other existing Senior Executives at Head Office level are the chief treasurer and chief credit and risk officer, respectively Essam El Wakil and Richard Cumberland.

The appointments of Breish and Mohyuddin were confirmed at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of ABC when a number of other measures were adopted to bolster management and strengthen the business and financial profile of the ABC Group. 'In line with this course of action, other imminent senior appointments are expected to be announced in the near future,' the statement said.

Ghazi Abdul-Jawad is president and chief executive of the group.

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