Bassel Gamal, Group CEO of Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) at the event.
Doha: In recognition of his exceptional leadership, Bassel Gamal, CEO of Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) Group, was ranked first in the region, as the best CEO of Sharia-compliant banks, during the awards ceremony and the Top CEOs Conference held in Dubai on May 18.
The Top CEOs Conference and Awards, attended by CEOs and thought leaders from across the GCC, recognize industry leaders based on annual financial performance, size and corporate governance of their institutions. GCC-listed companies in different sectors, including banking, energy and utilities, financial services and investment, insurance, logistics and industry, shopping malls, real estate and construction , mining, metals and chemicals, retail, consumer packaged goods and consumer care, technology and media are assessed. This assessment is made through an in-depth assessment by a panel of industry experts and the results are audited by KPMG.
Under Bassel’s leadership, the entire QIB team has worked tirelessly to achieve its vision of becoming “Qatar’s most customer-centric and efficient bank” while outperforming the market and delivering results and a lasting value to its shareholders. QIB maintained its leading position in the local banking sector and continued to be the largest private bank and largest Islamic bank in Qatar despite the recent impact of the pandemic and bank mergers seen in the country.
Commenting on this significant recognition, Bassel Gamal said, “I am truly honored to be recognized by the Top CEOs conference and awards and appreciate this awards program for bringing together decision makers from across the region to highlight the resilience of the GCC’s business leadership despite global and regional challenges. Thank you to the event organizers for giving us this opportunity to be part of such a prestigious awards ceremony and giving us a platform to elevate the standards of business practices in the region.
Bassel added, “Thanks to the support of our Board of Directors, the dedication of the entire QIB team and the trust of our customers, we have been able to meet the diverse and evolving financial needs of all different customer segments with a wide range of products. and services adapted to their new digital behaviors. This recognition is testament to QIB’s leading position in banking in Qatar and the region as well as our strategic vision and customer-centric approach. We will continue our efforts to reshape the banking scene in Qatar and beyond with cutting-edge products and services.”
Top CEO is one of the region’s most iconic business conferences, bringing together business leaders, government officials and thought leaders to engage, discuss and plan for the future of their respective industries. .