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CBD Management Team


Sultan Al Mahmood

Chief Human Resources Officer

Sultan Al Mahmood is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Commercial Bank of Dubai and is a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee. Sultan is responsible for all aspects of CBD's Human Resources (HR) function, including talent development, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, Emiratization, culture development, and HR digitization.

Sultan is a seasoned Emirati executive with over two decades of experience in leadership and people and organizational development. Prior to his current role, Sultan served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Al Hilal Bank.

Sultan has also held several other senior roles in the UAE, including Executive Director of Strategic Performance at Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), and Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank.

Sultan holds an MBA in Strategic and Security Studies from the National Defense College in the UAE, an MA in Human Resources Development, and a BA in Business Administration, from Webster University in Switzerland.

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