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Emirates NBD appoints new Group CEO

Shayne Nelson was the CEO of Standard Chartered Private Bank

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Dubai: Emirates NBD announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Shayne Nelson as the Group’s new Chief Executive Officer. 

Prior to this appointment Nelson was the CEO of Standard Chartered Private Bank with additional responsibilities for the SME Banking section.

He also served as the Chairman of Standard Chartered Saadiq Islamic Banking and the Director of the Standard Chartered Board for China.

Shayne was a member of the Consumer Bank Steering Group, the Bank’s Executive Business Strategy Group and a member of the Bank’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. 

In 2006, Shayne was the regional Chief Executive for the Middle East and North Africa and the CEO of the UAE for Standard Chartered Bank. He became responsible for the implementation of the Standard Chartered Group’s business strategies and overall Corporate Governance for the region.

During this time, he was appointed Chairman of the Banking and Finance Advisory Council of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Chairman of Standard Chartered Pakistan. 

Commenting on this appointment, Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates NBD said, “We would like to welcome Shayne Nelson to the Emirates NBD family and wish him the very best in his new role. We are confident that Shayne’s years of experience and expertise in the financial services industry, will drive Emirates NBD to continue delivering excellent results while providing valuable returns to the Group’s stakeholders.”