Robert Eid

Company: Arab National Bank
Position: Managing director and chief executive officer

Biography: Robert Eid has been running Arab National Bank since December 2005. He is also chairman of ANB Invest, the bank’s banking subsidiary, and a director of Saudi Home Loans, a mortgage finance company, and cranes and equipment leasing firm Arabian Heavy Equipment Leasing.

Prior to moving to Saudi Arabia, Eid spent more than 22 years with National Bank of Kuwait, mainly based in London. He headed up the international operations and subsidiaries of National Bank of Kuwait, including its UK-based subsidiary, and was vice-chairman of its Lebanese subsidiary. Eid was a director of the International Bank of Qatar, and the Arab Bankers Association between 1997 and 2003.

He has a doctorate in money and banking from the Sorbonne University in Paris and a master’s degree in economics from the American University of Beirut.

Contact: (+966) 1 402 9000
Company website: www.anb.com.sa/