Aleem Khan, the Head Structured Financing at NBAD
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has appointed Aleem Khan as Head of its newly established Structured Financing Business.
Mr. Khan has over 28 years of banking experience, especially in corporate banking space in emerging and developed financial markets including Middle East, Asia, Africa and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining NBAD, Mr. Khan served as regional head of structured trade finance & financing solutions for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the Americas at Standard Chartered Bank. He was also one of the pioneers in setting up the structured trade finance business for Standard Chartered.
“In today’s markets, our clients require innovative solutions to finance their businesses and working capital. Mr. Khan has a proven track record in doing this. His skills and experience be a significant differentiator for NBAD and will add value to our existing businesses and clients in the GCC and other regions,” says Mark Yassin, the Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Banking at NBAD.
Under Mr. Khan’s direction, NBAD’s Structured Financing Business will provide innovative and creative solutions to Commodity, Local Corporate and Multinational Corporate clients for their financing requirements. The Business will enhance the Bank's strategic capabilities in corporate and institutional financing and will further support NBAD's goal to become a major international player.
“NBAD is committed to provide optimal structured financing to address the specific needs of businesses. Our goal is to provide the financial instruments that would allow our clients to maximise their opportunities,” says Mr. Khan. “I’m very excited about my new role in NBAD to lead the growth of its Structured Financing Business.”
Mr. Khan holds a Bachelor in Business and Commerce from University of Karachi. He also attended various executive training programmes conducted by INSEAD, London Business School, Oxford and Manchester Business School.