CBI Appoints Mark Robinson as New Chief Executive Officer
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Commercial Bank International (CBI) today announced that Mark Robinson has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Robinson has 30 years of banking experience including leading banking businesses across diverse markets. He was most recently with ANZ Banking Group where he was CEO for Europe, Middle East, and America. Prior to joining ANZ, Mr. Robinson had a long career with Citigroup, including CEO roles with responsibility for Citi businesses in South Asia, Russia/CIS and Turkey. He also worked in the US, Hong Kong and Pakistan.
Announcing the appointment, Mr. Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of the Board of CBI, stated: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Robinson as CEO and welcome him to CBI. We trust his first-hand understanding of financial markets and services and his extensive management experience will help him build successfully on the strong foundations and growth that the bank has secured in recent years. His leadership is what CBI needs to drive the strategies that will allow us to execute our growth plans, deliver service excellence and generate attractive shareholders returns.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Robinson stated: “I believe CBI has made significant strides in recent years and has considerable growth potential. I feel privileged to have been asked to take this role, and I am genuinely excited about the possibilities that lie in our future. I look forward to leading the Bank, developing our products and services, and managing our talent effectively to ensure the continued success and consistent growth of our business.”