Mashreq appoints two UAE National females as Branch Managers

Press release
Published March 22nd, 2011 - 08:37 GMT
Al Ghurair with the two new Branch Managers
Al Ghurair with the two new Branch Managers

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions announced the appointment of two UAE National, both women as branch managers. The move demonstrates the bank’s commitment to offer leading positions to Emiratis to accelerate in their careers.

H.E Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq welcomed Ruqiya Al Khaja and Alia Eisa, branch managers for Dubai Health Care City and Ajman Grand station branches.   

Ruqiya and Alia graduated from the bank’s Management Trainee Program ‘Mashreq Al Mustaqbal’ and have successfully demonstrated leadership skills and quick learning, making them ideal candidates for leading positions within Mashreq.

H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair congratulated them and discussed various aspects of their learning during the training, encouraging them to implement it in the day to day work and lead their teams to excellence. His Excellency also emphasized on the importance of contributing to the achievements of the Emirati women, as they are a fundamental in the development of the local society and the growth of the economy.

‘Mashreq Al Mustaqbal’ program is aimed to introduce skilled and talented UAE National graduates into the bank across different businesses and fast track their growth to take up managerial positions. The program provides trainees with necessary leadership and management skills tools. In addition, Core Time program for part time students.

Mashreq has developed training programs dedicated to recruiting, training, developing and retaining UAE Nationals employees. 

Background Information


Mashreq has provided banking and financial services to millions of customers and businesses since 1967.

We are one of UAE's leading financial institutions with a growing retail presence in the region including Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. We focus on providing our customers access to a wide range of innovative products and services.

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