About us

About us

Our bridge to MENA proposition is focused on supporting clients wherever in Europe and the MENA region you live, work or do business.

Clients of Europe Arab Bank benefit from being part of a leading regional banking group with a long history of service, a global network and a presence in key financial markets and centres.

Traditional values


We combine traditional values with a progressive, international outlook. We are proud to have served high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, families, corporations and institutions for generations.

Responsible corporate citizens


Our people are respectful, considerate and responsible corporate citizens who aim to make a positive contribution to the communities in which we work and do business.

OUR PEOPLE

Europe Arab Bank Board of Directors

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Haytham Kamhiyah
Chairman

Haytham Kamhiyah was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Europe Arab Bank plc in December 2018. He brings over 30 years of experience in the Banking industry with specific focus on the MENA region. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in the audit and business advisory division before joining the Capital Bank of Jordan in 1996, where he became General Manager in May 2005.

Haytham has held the position of CEO with Emirates Development Bank in the UAE, Jordan International Investment Group, Ithmar Islamic Finance Company, Jordan International Insurance Company, and Safwa Islamic Bank.

Haytham holds professional qualifications from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) and from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in the United States. In 2005, he obtained the Advanced Management Program Diploma from the INSEAD Business School.

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Mohammed Shoaib Memon
Non-Executive Director

Mohammad Shoaib Memon has held successive senior positions within the industry with more than 20 years’ experience. He started his career with KPMG in 2000 followed by three years at Ernst & Young. He joined EAB in 2007 and has been managing diverse teams including business strategy, finance, operations, trade services, transformation, information technology and marketing.

Mohammad Shoaib is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and ACCA. He has also attended executive education courses at the Harvard Business School and Said Business School, University of Oxford.

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Kim Tran
Non-Executive Director

Kim Tran joined Europe Arab Bank in 2019 as Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking.

Kim brings 20 years' international experience in trade finance and corporate banking. He started his career with JP Morgan in London before joining HSBC where he was Head of Corporate Banking in Lebanon and subsequently Head of Trade Sales, Commercial Banking UAE in Dubai. In 2013, Kim joined First Abu Dhabi Bank as the Head of GTB Sales, Commercial Banking for the Middle East, before moving to London as Head of Trade Sales for Europe and Americas. His last role with First Abu Dhabi Bank was as CEO of France, based in Paris.

Kim holds a master's degree in Finance and Economics.

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Matthieu Kiss
Independent Non-Executive Director

Matthieu Kiss brings 25 years of banking experience, including investment banking (structured finance, corporate finance, COO), strategy and as CFO of HSBC France, HSBC Continental Europe. As the CFO of the global retail and wealth management franchise of HSBC, Matthieu focused on upgrading the Finance team and improving data and system infrastructure.

Previously, Matthieu worked for the French government in its Treasury, and as international treasurer for Thomson, a large French industrial group. As a Non-Executive Director, Matthieu is Chair of the Audit Committee of two banks and a life insurance company.

Europe Arab Bank Executive

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Ziad Ghosn
Chief Executive Officer

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Virginie Seror
Chief Operating Officer

VISION AND VALUES

Our values guide the way we work with clients, business partners and each other

Client focused

Clients come first. We know that satisfied clients will lead to the long-term success of our business. We offer a strategic relationship tailored to meet individual needs.

Responsible

We take our responsibilities as a bank very seriously and act with due diligence and integrity. Our people are respectful and considerate and behave as responsible corporate citizens.

Team minded

We are collaborative in our approach - across our business, our group and towards our clients - in order to deliver the best possible products and solutions teamed with service that clients can depend on.

Trustworthy

Europe Arab Bank is proud of its heritage as a trusted bank. Being part of a group with a reputation for prudence, clients can depend on us to act with care and have confidence in our competence.

Knowledgeable and progressive

We place a high value on knowledge and expertise and have a progressive outlook. We are committed to building on our many years' experience and first-hand understanding of the economic, political, social and commercial issues in Europe and MENA to the benefit of our clients.

Proud of our diversity

EAB views its diversity as a strength. It plays a positive role in forging meaningful working relationships that lead to effective outcomes for our clients, our business and our shareholders.