CEO Today - Business Women Awards 2023

CEO Today Business Women Awards 2023 UAE ABOUT HANA Hana Al Rostamani is the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the United Arab Emirate’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest and safest financial institutions, with over USD 300 billion in total assets. Recognised for being a change leader, focused on embedding a culture driven by innovation, diversity and inclusion, Hana is the first female CEO in FAB’s history. With more than 25 years of experience in banking and financial services, Hana brings solid industry experience to the Group. Prior to being named GCEO in February 2021, she was Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and Group Head of Personal Banking at FAB, responsible for leading the transformation of FAB’s consumer bank, instilling a customer and digital-first mindset. Prior to joining FAB, Hana held various roles of increasing domestic and international accountabilities at First Gulf Bank, Citibank and AW Rostamani Group. Hana is currently Chair of the Global Council on the Sustainable Development Goals, with a key interest in development goal 7, ‘Affordable and Clean Energy.’ She is a Board member of several entities, including: Buna, the Arab Monetary Fund’s cross-border payment system aimed at strengthening investment ties among Arab economies; the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the financial industry’s global association; the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a renowned academic institution consistently ranked among the leading management and executive education centres globally; and the Executive Board of the US-UAE Business Council. She is a graduate of George Washington University in the United States, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Information Management. Hana’s most recent accolade includes her first-place ranking in Forbes Middle East’s list of the region’s most powerful businesswomen. Hana is a UAE native, and she is married with three children. Group CEO First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) HANA AL ROSTAMANI

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