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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

Standard Chartered names former FAB executive as UAE CEO

With 25 years of experience, Rola Abu Manneh joins the emerging markets bank

The Standard Chartered Wealth Management Centre in Hong Kong, China. Bloomberg
The Standard Chartered Wealth Management Centre in Hong Kong, China. Bloomberg

Standard Chartered appointed Rola Abu Manneh, a former First Abu Dhabi Bank executive, as chief executive for its business in the UAE.

Ms Manneh, who takes up the role immediately, succeeds Julian Wynter, who will be retiring following 26 years of service at Standard Chartered.

Ms Mannah, an Emirati banker, served as a senior managing director and head of corporate and investment banking for the Abu Dhabi region at the UAE's largest lender.

“I am privileged to lead Standard Chartered’s business in one of its strategic markets globally. 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,” Ms Rola said.

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