Abu Dhabi: Al Hilal Bank announced on Tuesday appointment of Alex Coelho as its new chief executive officer.

Bringing over two decades of experience in the global financial industry, Coelho will be responsible for reinforcing the Al Hilal Bank’s position as a leading Islamic bank operating in the UAE and Kazakhstan.

Before joining Al Hilal Bank, Coelho assumed leadership roles between the Middle East and New York, and co-led global financial institutions coverage in the US, Canada, Latin America, Asia and Europe, according to a statement.