First Gulf Bank (FGB), one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced that Hana Al Rostamani has been appointed as Head of Consumer Banking Group.
In line with FGB’s succession management process Hana will be appointed to Head of Consumer Banking Group with effect from June 1st 2014 following Amit Wanchoo’s decision to leave the bank. Hana is currently Chairman of two of FGB’s key retail businesses, "Aseel Finance” and "Dubai First".
The CEO of First Gulf Bank, Andre Sayegh said: “Amit Wanchoo has made an outstanding contribution to the success of First Gulf Bank. He leaves a very strong legacy in our Consumer Banking Group and we wish Amit well in his future endeavours. In FGB, we pay close attention to our talent and succession management process and I am therefore pleased to appoint Hana Al Rostamani into this key position. Her experience and leadership will ensure that we maintain the strong performance of FGB’s consumer banking business and drive continued growth. The smooth transition is a testament to the strength in depth of our senior team and our focus on planning for the future.”