Board of Directors

Abdulla Abdulrahman Abdulla Qassem
Mr. Abdulla is the Group Chief Operating Officer of Emirates NBD and Chairman of Network International. He studied Computer Science & Business Administration at St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas.

His professional career began at Emirates Bank in the year 1988 where in just eight years, he rose from the position of a Programmer to GM, ITO & Admin. At present he is the Group Chief Operating Officer of Emirates NBD. He believes that success is the reward of consistent perseverance and guidance.

Mr. Abdulla's responsibility encompasses the overseeing of entire IT services, including introduction of innovative technology to the whole of Emirates NBD Group as well as Procurement and Banking Operations. He is the Chairman of Network International L.L.C. and Tanfeeth, both subsidiaries of the Emirates NBD Group, and Network Processing Company, Cairo, Egypt, a subsidiary of Network International. He is also the Vice-chairman of SINNAD (Bahrain), Vice-Chairman in Emirates NBD EXCO and Director in BNP Paribas S.A.E.

He has been on the panel of judges at the Dubai Government Excellency Program, on the advisory Editorial Board for a leading banking magazine and on the advisory committee for the HCT. He has also been nominated as the Director of D-Clear Europe Ltd, Smart Stream Technology Group plc & all of their subsidiaries and affiliates in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
Salah Amin

Educational Qualification

  • Graduated in 1988

Career Development

  • In 1989 - Joined Emirates Bank at Head Office as Trainee Account officer and promoted to Senior Account Manager
  • From 1994 until 1996-Promoted as Branch Manger at Karama Branch
  • From 1996 until 1998-Promoted as Senior Branch Manger in charge of Two Branches-Al Maktoum and Baniyas Square
  • From 1998 until 2005-Created Corporate Banking at Al Maktoum Branch and was appointed as the Head of AMR branch and Al Tomooh.
  • From 2005 until June 2012-Head of Jebel Ali Corporate Banking
  • Currently from June 2012 onwards I have been appointment as General Manager- Corporate Banking Group.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Director of Emirates Money Consumer Finance
  • Director of Emirates NBD Properties
  • Board Member of National General Insurance Company
Surya Subramanian
Surya has been with the Emirates NBD Group in Dubai since September 2010 as the Group Chief Financial Officer.

Surya is a Chartered Accountant from India and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors), Kolkata University, having over 25 years' experience in Banking and Finance, primarily in South East Asia and the Far East with major international banks covering various CFO roles in geographic and business structures across Wholesale Banking, Retail and Wealth Management.

He is a past member of the IFRS Advisory Council that supports the IASB and the IFRS Committee Foundation and the Audit Committee for the Infocomm Development Authority in Singapore and a current director in Emirates Money Consumer Finance and Tanfeeth LLC, and BNP Paribas S.A.E.
Farid Al Mulla
Mr. Farid AlMulla is currently the Executive Vice President Head of Distribution at Emirates Islamic and serves as one of the Emirates NBD Properties Board Members.