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CIB Egypt appoints Ahmed Maher as CEO of consumer banking

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Cairo, Egypt - November 14, 2013, Cairo, Egypt - Commercial International Bank (CIB) Egypt announced the appointment of Ahmed Maher as chief executive of consumer banking and operations, effective December 1, 2013.

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Mr. Maher brings in a wealth of experience. He is a Computer and Telecom Engineer by background and over the past 24 years has worked with multi-national banks across the Middle East - mainly in UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia - last of which was the position of Chief Operating Officer for HSBC Middle East and North Africa.

Mr. Maherhas had a variety of roles predominantly in the banking sector in positions responsible for driving business and technology transformation with the focus on delivering a greater value to shareholders, customers and employees.

Mr. Maher in his above mentioned roles will take over Jawaid Mirza's, Managing Director, responsibilities.

After successfully serving as a Group COO at CIB, Mr. Mirza now acts as Board Member & Managing Director. He brings with him more than 30 years of diversified experience, working with global institutions like Citicorp and ABN AMRO Bank.

He started his career in Citibank as a Financial Controller in Pakistan, afterward served various senior regional positions in ABN-AMRO in Central Eastern Europe, European Region, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Mr. Mirza later moved to Hong Kong as Corporate Executive Vice President and CFO responsible for the Asian region and Australia/New Zealand. He has led successful due diligences for acquiring banks in Hungary, Taiwan, Thailand, Germany, France and Pakistan.

Mr. Mirza has been a member of the Top Executive Group of ABN AMRO bank nd was also a member of ABN AMRO Group Finance Board as well as Group COO Board, and also served in Board of Directors with ABN AMRO Pakistan Ltd. He holds various business management courses from reputable institutions such as Queens Business School.

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