Izzidin Abusalameh | Former Chief Operating Officer
United Arab Bank

Izzidin Abusalameh, Former Chief Operating Officer, United Arab Bank

Izzidin is the Chief Operating Officer of United Arab Bank in Sharjah, UAE and is part of the bank’s Executive Management team reporting to the CEO. He is responsible for bank’s strategy with regards to embracing and accelerating the digital transformation towards superior customers’ experience. He is in charge of Operations, Information Technology, Digitization, Project Management Office, Business Solutions Group, Service Delivery across all channels including branches, Administration and Corporate Real Estate. Prior to joining United Arab Bank, Izzidin was the General Manager of the Dubai based Arab Bank Shared Services Center providing Operations & Technology services to Arab Bank in the GCC. During his tenure in Arab bank PLC, he also served as a permanent member of the bank’s Enterprise IT Committee. Izzidin worked with Cairo Amman Bank in Palestine and then the bank’s Head Office in Jordan for more than 10 years. In the last three years in CAB, he headed the replacement of the Core Banking System for 100 plus branches in the two countries. Izzidin started his banking career with ANZ bank Palestine branch as a teller and moved to various hands-on roles all the way up to heading the ANZ and then Standard Chartered Bank Palestine operations. He holds an MBA with honor from Birzeit University, Palestine.


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