Ala'a Eraiqat

Board of Directors

Ala'a Eraiqat

Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board,
Executive Director

Ala'a Eraiqat joined ADCB in January 2004 and since then has held various senior posts before taking over as Chief Executive Officer and also becoming a member of ADCB's Board of Directors in February 2009. He previously held senior positions at Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank, amongst others.

His responsibilities extend to chairing the following subsidiaries and committees of ADCB, amongst others: Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties, Abu Dhabi Commercial Engineering Services, ADCB Securities, Itmam Services, the ADCB Management Executive Committee and the ADCB Management Risk & Credit Committee.

External Appointments:

Board Member - Abu Dhabi National Hotels PJSC (ADNH); MasterCard Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa Regional Advisory Board; and Mubadala Infrastructure Partners Advisory Board

Personal Awards:

Named in 2015 as the Banking Business Leader of the Year by Gulf Business Industry Awards; named in 2011 as the No. 1 CEO among the Top 50 CEOs from 300 companies in Saudi Arabia and the UAE by Trends, an international magazine on Arab affairs; received The Asian Banker "Promising Young Banker Award" for the Gulf region in 2007; and in 2009, chosen by Arabian Business as one of the GCC's "Most Admired Executives."