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Qatar First Bank Appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Qatar First Bank (QFB), the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), announced the appointment of Nayeem Khan as Chief Operating Officer.

Nayeem brings with him a wealth of experience gained over nearly 25 years in the Financial Services Industry. His experience includes Consumer, Corporate and Private Banking, primarily in the areas of Operations and Technology across different geographies. As the Chief Operating Officer at QFB, Nayeem will be responsible for overseeing operational planning and streamlining IT and administrative functions.

Commenting on the new appointment, Ahmad Meshari, Acting CEO of QFB, “We are pleased to have Nayeem on board as our Chief Operating Officer. Nayeem brings a wealth of experience and a depth of knowledge, particularly in client service operations, which will be critically important to QFB as we seek to expand our private banking and wealth offerings.”

Before joining QFB Nayeem was employed at Bank Julius Baer where he played an instrumental role in building up the Asian (Singapore, Hong Kong) franchise of the Bank. He also had a key role in integrating Merrill Lynch’s private wealth business with Julius Baer in Asia. Prior to leaving Julius Baer, Nayeem was Head of International Operations, managing Operations at six of the Bank’s eight Booking Centers globally.

Nayeem spent his early years with Citi’s Cards Buisness and has since worked for GE Capital Services, DBS Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.

Nayeem holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Hull, a Bachelors in Arts (Public Administration & Political Science) and Post Graduate Diploma qualifications in Software Development, Hardware Maintenance and Networking.