Position: Acting CEO
Biography: Robin McCall has 15 years of banking experience. He joined the UK’s Barclays Bank in South Africa in 1999 and managed a portfolio of large clients, before moving to the bank’s London office to act as relationship director.
In 2003, he was hired by the UK’s HSBC and a year later was appointed head of corporate and institutional banking for sub-Saharan Africa. He joined Al-Khaliji in March 2009 taking over as acting chief executive.
McCall is currently in negotiations with International Bank of Qatar to merge the two banks, a deal that would create the fourth largest bank in Qatar, in terms of total assets, and quickly expand the retail operations of both banks. McCall is a graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and began his career with Netherlands-based Finansbank in 1990 as a foreign exchange dealer, before moving to South Africa’s Nedbank in 1992.
Contact: (+974) 4 494 0000
Company website: http://www.alkhaliji.com