DUBAI: Standard Chartered has appointed former First Abu Dhabi Bank executive Rola Abu Manneh as the new chief executive for its business in the United Arab Emirates.
Manneh, whose appointment is with immediate effect, succeeds Julian Wynter who is retiring following 26 years at Standard Chartered, the bank said on Sunday.
Manneh, an Emirati, joins from FAB where she served as a senior managing director and head of corporate and investment banking division for the Abu Dhabi region.
She has also held senior-level positions in the domestic and international banking divisions and in wholesale banking, a statement from the bank said.
“I am looking forward to continuing the growth of the bank’s business and to strengthening relationships with clients, staff, regulators and the community at large,” Manneh said.