Tirad Mahmoud

Company: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
Position: Chief executive

Biography: Tirad Mahmoud was appointed chief executive of ADIB in March 2008.

In this role, he oversees the UAE’s second largest Islamic bank, with assets of $18.6bn as at the end of June 2010. Mahmoud has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining ADIB, he was general manager and head of corporate and investment banking at Saudi Arabia’s Samba Financial Group, formerly Saudi American Bank, from 2004 to 2007.

He also held various leadership positions during his 22 years with the US’ Citigroup, including chief executive of Citibank Romania and Citibank Slovakia, as well as the regional credit director for Citibank North Africa between 1998 and 2000. A Qatari citizen,

Mahmoud holds a bachelor’s of commerce degree with a major in corporate finance from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Contact: (+971) 2 610 0600
Company website: www.adib.ae/