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Aziz Ata

Mashreq hires seasoned banker as Global Head of FI & NBFI

DUBAI, January 17, 2023

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Aziz Ata as its new Global Head of FI (Financial Institutions) and NBFI (Non Banking Financial Institutions).
Ata’s responsibilities involve overseeing Mashreq’s FI and NBFI segments worldwide, developing and implementing the business plan for the division, providing senior leadership for key client relationships, and managing regulatory, industry, and obligor risks across the portfolio. 
Ata is a trusted senior banking executive with a proven track record of delivering consistent revenue growth. He has had a variety of roles at HSBC including Regional Head of Debt Capital Markets, Mena and Regional Head of the Debt Financing and Liability Solutions platform.  
Regional firsts
Most recently, Ata served as the Head of Financial Institutions Group and Public Sector, Menat. During his time, Ata led many regional firsts for the industry, such as the issue of Mena’s first-ever green bond. He holds a Master of Science (MS) degree in Financial Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Florida.
Joel Van Dusen, Group Head of Corporate Banking & Investment, Mashreq said: “We are delighted to welcome Aziz to the Mashreq family. We believe his extensive experience of advising clients on strategic financing opportunities will strengthen our offering at a time when our business is witnessing significant momentum and growth. Aziz’s impressive career, combined with a passion for clients, gives us confidence that he can help Mashreq shape the future of our financial institutions business.”
Ata commented: “I am excited to start a new chapter with Mashreq, a progressive and inspirational financial institution with an enduring legacy. I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise to contribute to consolidating Mashreq’s market leadership in the region and beyond.”-- TradeArabia News Service


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