Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #59

Adel A. El-Labban

Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Company: Ahli United Bank
Designation: Group CEO & Managing Director
Nationality: Egyptian
Residence: Bahrain

El-Labban oversees one of the largest banks in the Middle East with a workforce of 4,000 serving 151 branches across eight countries. AUB had $40.7 billion in assets in the first nine months of 2020, with net profit of $409.3 million and $823 million in operating income. It has signed the UN’s Principles for Responsible Banking, which align global banking practices with the SDGs. El-Labban is deputy chairman for the United Bank for Commerce & Investment, and the director of the Ahli United Bank Kuwait. He was previously the vice chairman of Middle East Financial Investment Co.