Our People

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Executive Management

The Executive Management members are actively involved in the daily operations of the organization, keeping in mind the company's strategic growth objectives. They also supervise the implementation of the Board's decisions.

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Mohammad Bitar
Deputy General Manager

As the Deputy General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange, Mohammad Bitar plays a major role in the formulation and implementation of the overall growth strategy of the organization. He has more than two decades of diverse experience in the financial services industry across a broad range of strategy, organization, operations, and information technology assignments. Bitar has previously worked with various local and international firms in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan, including National Bonds Corporation, Union National Bank and Accenture.

He holds a post graduate diploma in Information Technology and Management from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Jordan University of Science & Technology. He is also certified in investments and wealth management from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

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Ali Husain Ahmed Al Najjar
Assistant General Manager/HOD – Operations

An outstanding Operations Management Professional with extensive experience in developing new business and managing overall branch and back office operations activities through reformation and restructuring. He has proven knowledge and solid track record of more than 17 years in Operations, Cash Management, Treasury and Foreign Currency Trade Market.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration Major in Accounting and Financial Banking from Al Yarmouk University in Jordan.

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Abdul Jaleel Karuppam Veettil
Assistant General Manager/HOD – Treasury & Dealings

A professional with over three decades of experience in treasury and foreign currency dealings, Mr. Jaleel, is an expert in global currency trading patterns and foreign exchange fixing trends with proven experience in strategically planning, implementing and monitoring the efficient utilization of cash and financial services in a manner consistent with our company standard. He presently oversees all foreign currency internal trades and cash service operations.

Mr. Jaleel holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Calicut University in India.

 

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Azeezudeen Syed Murthuza Asif
Chief Financial Officer

An Accounts & Finance professional with over 20 years of rich, comprehensive experience in the field of Finance, Audit and Budget Control, Mr. Syed, oversees the entire profit center operations, budget and finance function of the organization. His experience in prestigious group of companies from UAE, KSA, Kuwait and Oman has equipped him with strategic and analytical skills to facilitate internal financial control and optimize the utilization of the company’s funds and assets.

He is a Chartered Accountant from the Indian Institute of Chartered Accounts.

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Ashraf MoussadAbdelHafez Ahmed
HOD-HR & Administration

An HR Professional with over 25 years of comprehensive experience in international standard of human resources, administration, quality, training & development and leasing experience, Mr. Ashraf, is known to be a strong leader who consistently aligns HR strategies with business goals and is an expert in establishing SHRM plans, manpower planning, performance management and bringing higher quality of standards to his work environment with deep knowledge with GCC leasing market.  His multifaceted experience spanning from global organizations in the UAE, KSA, Egypt and Libya has equipped him with strategic knowledge and tactical human resources & Administration leadership which he continuously uses in managing the organization’s HR & Administration and leasing aspects.

Mr. Ashraf holds a post graduate diploma in Strategic Human Resource Management from The American University.

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Mohammed Anwar Noor Mohammad
HOD–Compliance – Anti Money Laundering

A seasoned Compliance professional, Mr. Anwar offers over 30 years of expertise in financial service industry experience and specializes in compliance, corporate banking, internal audit and fraud & risk management.

Mr. Anwar holds a Bachelor Degree major in History and Political Science from University of Mysore, India.