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CBD Management Team


Dr. Bernd van Linder

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Bernd van Linder built his career at ABN AMRO in the Netherlands before moving to the GCC region where he was General Manager Treasury of Saudi Hollandi Bank before becoming CEO of the same bank in 2009. He has a wealth of experience in retail, commercial and corporate banking and an excellent track-record in treasury, risk management and in leading strategic change processes. Dr. Bernd van Linder is a PhD holder in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands. He holds also a Master of Business Administration degree in Financial Management from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom.

Joined CBD in January 2017.

CBD Management Team

Dr. Bernd van Linder

Chief Executive Officer

Darren Clarke

Chief Financial Officer

Fahad Al Muhairi

General Manager - Institutional Banking

Mark Zanelli

General Manager, Treasury, Asset and Liability Management

Othman Bin Hendi

Chief Customer Officer

Abdul Rahim Al Nimer

General Manager, Corporate Banking

Alan Grieve

Chief Credit Officer

Ali Imran

Chief Operating Officer

Rupert Rogers

Chief Risk Officer

Khaled Al Hammadi

General Manager - Personal Banking Group

Sultan Al Mahmood

Chief Human Resources Officer