Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #38

Adnan Chilwan

Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Company: Dubai Islamic Bank
Designation: Group CEO
Nationality: Indian
Residence: U.A.E.

Chilwan has a banking career spanning over 26 years. As well as heading DIB he also serves as the president commissioner at PT Bank Panin Dubai Syariah TBK, and as chairman at DIB Bank Kenya Ltd. DIB is the U.A.E.’s largest Islamic bank and the second largest in the world, with assets worth $81.7 billion. Last year, DIB completed the integration of Noor Bank in 283 days. Under Chilwan’s leadership, the bank posted a 26% growth in net financing and Sukuk investments up to $63.2 billion in 2020.