Emirates NBD announces a Senior Executive appointment

07/02/2014 08:29 AST

Emirates NBD announced today that it has appointed Jonathan Morris as the Group’s General Manager of Wholesale Banking and member of the Group’s Executive Committee.

Jonathan Morris, who will assume overall responsibilities for Corporate and Institutional Banking and Investment Bank for Emirates NBD, joins the Group from Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer for the United Arab Emirates. His previous roles at SCB include Chief Executive Officer, Bahrain, Regional Head of Origination & Client Coverage, Africa, Regional Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, Europe and Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking UAE & Oman.

Commenting on the appointment, Shayne Nelson, Group Chief Executive Officer, Emirates NBD said, “We would like to welcome Jonathan Morris to the Emirates NBD family and wish him the very best in his new role. Jonathan has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry and we are confident that the Group will benefit from his valuable expertise in his new role.”

Giel-Jan M. Van der Tol, who has been serving as the General Manager of Wholesale Banking at Emirates NBD since December 2011, will be re-assigned a new Executive Committee role within the Group, which will be announced shortly.

Shayne added, “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Giel-Jan for his efforts and contributions during his tenure as the division’s General Manager, and I look forward to continue working directly with him in his new role.”

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