Fadel Abdulbaqi  Al Ali

Fadel Abdulbaqi Al Ali

Deputy Chairman

Fadel Al Ali has been appointed the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer of First Abu Dhabi Bank in April 2021, where he previously held the position of Deputy CEO and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking since April 2020. Prior to joining First Abu Dhabi Bank as Group Chief Customer Experience and Digital Officer in 2017, Mr Al Ali was the CEO of Dubai Holding, a global group with assets of USD 35 billion across 21 countries and interest in 14 economic sectors. Mr Al Ali led the financial restructuring of Dubai Holding’s investment groups and led the new business model of Dubai Holding as a strategic investor. Mr Al Ali started his career at Citibank in 1989, and left Citi in his capacity as UAE Head of Distribution, before joining Dubai Holding in 2004. Mr Al Ali is a member of the Executive Committee of the First Abu Dhabi Bank, Chairman of Board of Directors of MIRA Bank, Serbia and the H Hotel & Resort Management and SHUAA Capital PJSC. He also sits on boards of FAB (Suisse) Private Bank SA, Abu Dhabi Capital Group and Abu Dhabi Financial Group and Abu Dhabi Development Holding. Mr Al Ali holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and System Engineering from University of Southern California and a degree in High Performance Boards, International Institute of Management Development, Lausanne. Mr Ali was appointed Deputy Chair of the Board in July 2020. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Emirati Working Group.

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