Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence 2019

The awarding ceremony for the Arab Banking Excellence and Achievement Awards for the year 2019, organized for the fifth year in a row, that took place on Friday, July 5, 2019, at the SeaSide Pavilion – the Center of Beirut sea side (Seaside Arena), in the presence of a number of senior banks, international personalities, Regulatory agencies, international and regional institutions.

H.E. Mr. Yaseen Jaber
Excellence in Legislation, Business and Finance
Mr. Marcel Ghanem
Best Media and Tv presenter
Eng. Ali Nahle
Excellence in Technology, IT and ICT
Banque du Caire
Best Bank in Egypt for Restructuring and Development for the Year 2019
Mr. Tarek Fayed
Blom Bank
The Safest Bank for the Year 2019
Mr. Saad Azhari
Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB)
Best Corporate Products and Islamic Finance Solutions
Dr. Abdulbasit Ahmed A. Al-Shaibei
Alinma Bank
Excellence in Corporate Banking Services
Mr. Wail Abdullah AlAmoudi
Nizwa Bank
Best Islamic Bank in Oman
Mr. Musabah Saif Musabah Al Mutairy
Ithmaar Bank
Best Bank for Personal Finance in Bahrain
Mr. Abdul Hakeem Khalil Al-Mutawa
BBAC Bank
Best Bank for Banking Services Quality
Sheikh Ghassan Assaf
 Cihan Bank
Best Bank in SME Financing in Iraq
Dr. Azad Yahya Saeed Bajger
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Best Corporate Banking Products and Services
Mr. Walid Tabbal
Audi Bank
Best bank in terms of Corporate Banking Products and Services
Mr. Aristidis Vourakis

Mr. Chadan Jbeily

Doha Bank
Best Customer Services and Alternative Banking Channels 
Mr. Abdullah Asad Al-Asadi
National Bank of Egypt
Best Bank in Egypt in Digital Transformation for the Year 2019
Mr. Yehia Abou El-Fotouh
National Commercial Bank
Best Bank in Libya in terms of Human Capital Investment
Mr. El-Seddiq Mohamed Abdullah Khanfar
Fenicia Bank
Excellence in Comprehensive AML/CFT Compliance
Mr. Abdulrazzak Ashour
Tadamon Islamic Bank
Best Bank in Sudan in terms of Performance Indicators for the Year 2019
Mr. Abbas Abadalla Abbas
First Libyan Gulf Bank
Excellence in Customer Service
Mr. Abdul Salam Jomaa
Mrs. Nahla Bou Diab
Innovative Leadership Award
Housing & Development Bank
Best Arab Bank in terms of Housing Finance & Development for the Year 2019
Mr. Hassan Ghanem
Egyptian Arab Land Bank
Best Bank in Personal Banking and Real Estate Financing
Mr. Tarek Akel
Qatar Islamic Bank
Best Islamic Bank in Qatar
Mr. Osama Helmi
Ahli Bank – Qatar
Excellence in Loans
Mr. Ahmed Shehata
Banque Misr
Best Bank in Egypt in terms of Financing Big Projects and Enterprises for the Year 2019
Mr. Hossam El Din Abdel Wahab
Arab Bank
The Most Prevalent Arab Bank Offering the Best Quality Banking Services for the Year 2019
Mr. Nadim Ghantous
IBL Bank
Excellence in Personal Banking  & Commercial Loans
Mr. Kamal Abi Ghosn
Agricultural Bank of Egypt
Best Arab Bank for Agricultural Financing and Development
Mr. El Sayed Mohamed Marzouk El Kosayer
Creditbank
Excellence in Diversified Investment Products and Services
Mrs. Hanadi Saad
Fransabank
Best Commercial Bank, Excellence in Trade Finance for 2019
Mr. Georges Andraos
Al Baraka – Sudan
Best Bank in Sudan in terms of Trademark Value for the Year 2019
Mr. Ahmed Abdul Ghaffar
Groupe Crédit Agricole du Maroc
Meilleure Banque dans la Transformation Digitale au Maroc
Mrs. Meriem Kaitouni

Mr. Mustapha Ben Abbou

BLC Bank
Excellence in Diversified Banking Services and Products
Mr. Joe Baddour
Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi
Excellence in Woman Empowerment Initiative
Mr. Omar Al Ghraoui
CAC Int Bank
Excellence in Compliance with AML/CFT Regulations and Best Practices
Mr. Ahmad Hamid El-Dib
National Islamic Bank
Best Islamic Bank in Iraq for 2019
Mr. Isam Al-Uzri
Al Shamal Islamic Bank
Best Bank in Sudan for Restructuring & Development for the Year 2019
Mr. Salah Mohamed Abdelrahim
Al Neelen Bank
Best Bank in Sudan for 2019 in terms of Premium Banking Services
Mr. Al-Hadi Saleh Mohammed Alsaleh
Al Baraka Banking Group
Best Regional Islamic Bank for 2019
Mr. Ahmed AbdulGhaffar
The United Bank
Best Islamic Banking Product
Mr. Farag Abdel Hameed Farag

Mrs. Nevine kashmiry

Kurdistan International Islamic Bank
The Leading Bank in the Kurdistan
Dr. Dana Kamal Ali
Palestine Investment Bank
Excellence in Developing Investment in Palestine
Mr. Samih Sbaih
AM Bank
Excellence for Social and Economic Women Empowerment
Mrs. Tala Bou Alwan
Al Nile Bank
Best Bank in Sudan in terms of Technological Advancement for the Year 2019
Mr. Ahmed AbdelRahman Alhouri
Export Development Bank
Best Bank in Egypt in Human Capital for the Year 2019
Mr. Ahmed Galal
Al Khaleej Bank – Sudan
The Fastest Growing Bank in Sudan for the Year 2019
Mr. Ali Omar Ibrahim Farah
Faisal Islamic Bank
Best Bank in Sudan for the Year 2019
Mr. Mouawiya Ahmed Al-Amine
Jumhouria Bank
Best Bank in Libya for the Year 2019
Mr. Bashir Zahmoul
International Islamic Bank
Excellence in Banking Facilities and Cash Credits that Contribute to the Development of the Iraqi Economy
Mrs. Suha Zaki Al-Kifaee
Kuwait International Bank
Best Arab Bank Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for Financial Literacy Program for the year 2019
Mr. Nawaf Najia
Qatar National Bank
The Safest Bank for 2019 and the Biggest Internationally Spread Arab Bank
Mr. Ziad Itani
Credit Libanais
Smartest Bank for 2019, Excellence in IT Infrastructure & Banking Cyber Security Protection
Dr. Michel Khadige
Savings & Social Development Bank
Best Bank in Sudan for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Mr. Abdel Moneim Mohamed Fadl Al Mawla
Dr. Ali Badran
Excellence in bank branches and network management
RCB Bank – Sudan
Excellence in Real Estate Financing
Mr. Osman Abdel Azeem Mohamed Huissein
Suez Canal Bank
Best Strategic Plan for Business Development
Mr. Alaa Al-Husseini
Mr. Wissam H. Fattouh
Excellence in Leadership, Motivation and Development