“I am delighted to be the first female UAE national to assume a CEO position within the group and hope to inspire and mentor others like me to take on similar leadership roles.” ~ Maryam Bahlooq, CEO of Emirates

Summary: Maryam Bahlooq was recently appointed by Dubai-based bank Emirates NBD as CEO of Tanfeeth, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Emirates NBD Group. A UAE national, Bahlooq was previously Acting Group Head, Human Resources and headed the HR Business Partnership unit at Emirates NBD. She brings over 17 years of experience within the banking Group, having held various operational and strategic roles within the bank’s Human Resources department, heading Recruitment, Nationalisation and Business Partnership. Maryam’s experience and track record of guiding and motivating diverse groups to enhance business performance equips her well to lead Tanfeeth. Tanfeeth plays a crucial role within the group and with Maryam’s leadership, the team will continue to scale service excellence standards and deliver outstanding support across our business units and subsidiaries.

Nationality: Emirati

Company: Emirates NBD

Q: Can you make a comment on your appointment? on emirates247.com

A: I am honored to lead Tanfeeth as we continue to support Emirates NBD Group’s growing needs as we continue to support Emirates NBD Group’s growing needs, which include business units, subsidiaries and international operations.