Posted on September 23, 2019

Under its strategic vision to grow, support and empower Qatari talents toward executive and managerial leadership, Barwa Bank has announced the appointment of Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Naema to the role of Acting General Manager - Head of Retail Banking.

Having joined Barwa Bank in 2009, Al-Naema steadily rose through the ranks throughout his career with the group. Al-Naema started with Barwa Bank as a business and branch operations manager and served as the bank’s Head of Branches prior to his appointment in his current role. With over 20 years of experience in the banking sector, Al-Naema obtained his bachelor’s degree from Qatar University. In a decade of his journey with the group, Al-Naema has made considerable contributions to the development and growth of Barwa Bank’s retail banking portfolio. His appointment and promotion come in recognition of his longstanding expertise and competence in the banking and financial services field.

Commenting on Al-Naema’s appointment, Mr. Khalid Al-Subeai, Group Chief Executive Officer at Barwa Bank, said: “Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Naema’s appointment comes in line with Barwa Bank’s commitment to its strategy in empowering and encouraging Qatari talents, guided by the State of Qatar’s vision to invest in its national human capital and develop local professionals. It is also a well-earned recognition of his integral role and contributions to Barwa Bank since he joined our group. On behalf of all at Barwa Bank, I would like to wish him the best of luck and many more successes and strides toward achieving the bank’s goals and ambitions, today and in the future.”