Nemeh Sabbagh

Nemeh Sabbagh is the CEO of Arab Bank. Previously Mr. Sabbagh served as the Executive General Manager of BankMed SAL and the Managing Director and CEO of Arab National Bank in Saudi Arabia. For 19 years, he worked at National Bank of Kuwait as the General Manager of the International Banking Group. Mr.Sabbagh is also Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of American University of Beirut. He holds a BA degree in Economics and French from Austin College; and MA in International Economics, Middle Eastern studies, and International Law and Organization from the Johns Hopkins University; an MBA from the University of Chicago; and a Senior Executive Program diploma from Stanford University.
Arab Bankers Association, headquartered in London, granted Mr. Sabbagh in 2018 its award for “Distinguished Services to Arab Banking. He also received the award of Outstanding Contribution to Finance from Asiamoney in February 2017, the award of Outstanding Contribution to Financial Services in the Middle East from Euromoney in June 2014, and the award of Arab Banking Personality of the Year from the Union of Arab Banks in April 2014.