Emirates NBD group unit has woman CEO
Emirates NBD group has appointed Maryam Bahlooq as CEO of Tanfeeth, a fullowned subsidiary of the group. She is the first Emirati woman to be appointed CEO in the company. Tanfeeth was launched in 2011 as shared services organization aiming to improve the group’s customer service and operational efficiency. Tanfeeth means ‘getting the job done’ in Arabic. Maryam Bahlooq was acting group head, Human Resources and headed the HR Business Partnership unit at Emirates NBD. She had a key role in the people management aspect of the bank’s mergers and acquisitions. The company also announced that acting CEO Steve Thompson has been appointed chief operating officer.