Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), announced today the opening of the new ADIB branch located in Al-Wahda Street, Kalba Area, in the Emirate of Sharjah. This is in line with ADIB's commitment to reach out to its customers wherever they are, and to provide them with Islamic banking services to meet their needs. Through new branches, ADIB aims to enhance local presence to keep pace with the continued growth of its customer base and their geographic distribution in the UAE.
The new branch will open its doors to customer between 08:00 am and 02:00 pm from Saturday to Thursday, to provide them with a wide range of Islamic banking services in comfortable surroundings.
With this branch, the total number of ADIB local branches reached 61 across the UAE, and 14 in the Northern Emirates, 7 of which are in the emirates of Sharjah. The new branch marks the fourth branch in the East Coast area.
Commenting on the opening of the Kalba branch, Sameh Al-Awadallah, Head of Branches at ADIB, said: "We are delighted to open the new branch to provide Islamic banking solutions to our customers in Kalba. Our branch expansion reflects our commitment to provide leading, top class, Islamic financial services to our customers. Since we began implementing our expansion strategy, we have seen positive results of providing customized and specialized services, reflected by positive customer satisfaction, as they are able to fulfil their banking and financial needs in a speedy and efficient way."
The new ADIB branch will be headed by Ahmed Salem Al Zaabi, who will supervise a highly skilled and trained UAE national team, distinguished by its knowledge of ADIB culture and Islamic banking. Demonstrating a 70% Emaratisation rate, the Kalba branch will cater to its customers through a thoroughly skilled UAE national team.
"By mid 2010, we had renovated and equipped our branches with the latest banking technologies to provide the highest levels of service quality. We bring to our customers 'banking as it should be' and our team is able to provide a leading banking experience." Sameh concluded.