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Commercial Bank of Dubai and Infinios Announce Strategic Partnership

14 October 2021

Dubai, UAE; and Manama, Bahrain. 4th October 2021. Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and Bahrain-based fintech Infinios Financial Services B.S.C.(c) (Infinios) today announced a strategic partnership to support the growing fintech ecosystem in United Arab Emirates. Under the partnership, CBD, one of the leading banks in the UAE, will join hands with Infinios, a licensed and regulated card processor and payment services provider that offers next-generation digital banking and payment technology solutions, to enable fintech and digital commerce businesses and drive the take-up of embedded financial services in the UAE to achieve the financial inclusion objectives of the UAE.

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Commercial Bank of Dubai Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Dubai, 6 May, 2018: Commercial Bank of Dubai is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Darren Clarke as the Chief Financial Officer.

In his previous role, Darren was the CFO for National Australia Bank (NAB) Asia, and was based in Singapore. He worked at NAB for 13 years, including as the CFO for Global Markets & Treasury. Prior to that, Darren worked for JPMorgan Chase in the UK, Luxembourg and Hong Kong. Darren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wollongong. He is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Dr. Bernd van Linder, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank of Dubai, commenting on the appointment, said: "We are delighted to welcome Darren Clarke to Commercial Bank of Dubai and wish him success in his new role. With his extensive professional experience, we are confident that he will add significant value to the Bank at this key time and his appointment represents an important addition to our leadership team.”