Emirates NBD launches in Egypt, opens HO
Cairo, April 9, 2014
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, inaugurated the Emirates NBD Egypt head office in Cairo, which also launched its brand during the ceremony.
The event was attended by Egypt’s deputy Central Bank Governor Nidal Assar and Consul General of the United Arab Emirates Hamad Al Mansoori.
Emirates NBD is one of a group of successful UAE businesses currently active in Egypt. The establishment of Emirates NBD Egypt brings together the bank’s local expertise, customer base and knowledge of the Egyptian market with the regional strength of Emirates NBD.
Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, chairman of Emirates NBD Egypt said: “The UAE has a long history of economic and business ties with Egypt, and I am delighted to be here to share yet another momentous occasion.
“This special occasion reflects the cooperation between the two countries and our gathering signifies one of the most prominent geographical expansions that Emirates NBD has undertaken till date. The opening of our Head Office in Cairo is a true testament to Emirates NBD’s regional strength and is evidence of the Group’s keen interest in contributing to the Egyptian economy.”
Giel-Jan van der Tol, managing director of Emirates NBD Egypt, said: “Our commitment to the local bank and our clients is evident in the ambitious, yet entirely achievable, goals that we have set for ourselves in Egypt.
“We are planning to roll out unique new products and services that will give our clients an unparalleled banking experience. Building on the already strong infrastructure that the bank has in place, we plan to become one of the top players in Egypt’s banking arena.” – TradeArabia News Service