Hisham Hammoud

Hisham Hammoud

Hisham Hammoud, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Aafaq Islamic Finance, is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in leadership roles at renowned international and local banks such as CitiBank, Dubai Bank, and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank. With a background in retail banking, operations, technology, risk management, business process re-engineering, and profit optimization, he has consistently delivered high-impact results and positively contributed to business performance.

Hisham is known for his creative approach to articulating and executing business strategies, as well as for his ability to inspire teams to excel and deliver with quality and enthusiasm. A certified trainer in Risk Management and advanced leadership skills, he has undergone state-of-the-art international leadership programs in the United States. His educational background includes a Master’s degree in International Business and certifications in Financial Management and Banking.

A sought-after speaker and panelist, Hisham has shared his expertise on various industry topics at prestigious events hosted by organizations such as Financial Times Business, Terrapin, Marcus Evans, and IIR. With a focus on continuous improvement and team empowerment, he has established himself as a champion in driving excellence and fostering a culture of success within his organizations.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Hisham Hammoud is actively engaged in the software and technology sector, particularly in areas such as AI, marketing, social media, startups, blockchain, human resources, and the metaverse. His diverse skill set and broad industry knowledge make him a valuable asset in the ever-evolving landscape of finance and technology.

About Aafaq 

The world of business is constantly evolving, therefore to excel in this highly demanding and extremely competitive environment, every business needs a smart, honest and reliable partner. Aafaq aims to fill this gap by offering comprehensive Islamic financial services that comply with global standards. Founded in 2006, Aafaq offers cutting-edge financing solutions and services to its clients operating in the corporate and retail sectors. Guided by the principles of Shari’a, the company works towards creating a fair, transparent and humane financial environment, in line with UAE’s vision for the future

Welcome to Aafaq Islamic Finance, a dynamic financial institution that constantly strives to provide service ‘par excellence’ to its valued customers. Serving over thousands of customers per month and expanding network of branches across the region is a testimony of our success, growth in the market and the confidence reposed by our customers

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