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21 August 2019

Hassan Jarrar Named Best Banking CEO by International Finance Magazine

Mr. Hassan Jarrar, the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB), the leading provider of integrated Sharia compliant financial solutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, was recently named ‘Best Banking CEO - Bahrain’ by International Finance Magazine (IFM).

This award was given to Mr. Hassan Jarrar in recognition of the instrumental role he has played in the growth and development of the banking sector. Since taking over the leadership of BisB, Mr. Jarrar has dedicated his efforts to enhance BisB’s position in the finance industry; he has successfully established noteworthy partnerships while keeping the Bank in tune with the latest industry trends, and driving digitization in order to transform the customer experience and simplify their lives.

Hassan Amin Jarrar“I am truly honored to have been won this award. This is a recognition of all the effort and hard work of the entire BisB team so this award goes to them. I am merely an ambassador.” stated Mr. Jarrar.

The IFM award recognizes exceptional individuals and institutions that have achieved high standards of innovation and have contributed to raising the bar across a variety of fields, including Business & Finance, Real Estate, Telecom, and Oil & Gas.

In April 2018, Mr. Hassan Jarrar was named Top CEO for 2018 and was selected amidst 100 CEOs from the region’s publicly listed companies, at an event organized by TRENDS magazine and INSEAD, the leading international business school.