General Manager, Islamic International Arab Bank PLC

Iyad G. Asali

Mr. Iyad Ghasoub Asali holds the position of the General Manager of the Islamic International Arab Bank since March 1st, 2011.

Mr. Asali is a well-rounded banker who has had effective presence during his twenty seven year banking career.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administrations from the University of Jordan and a Master’s degree in Management from the American University in Cairo.

Prior to joining Islamic International Arab Bank, Mr. Asali was the Deputy CEO and Head of Corporate Banking at the Jordan Ahli Bank.

Before that he assumed various managerial positions in a number of leading banks in Jordan and the GCC, worth mentioning among which is the position of the Deputy General Manager and Head of Commercial Banking at the Arab National Bank in Saudi Arabia where he spent eight years.

Since joining Islamic International Arab Bank, Mr. Asali had major contributions in developing the bank and increasing its market share.

The bank witnessed major turn-around and became an active contributor to Islamic banking through newly developed Shari’a compliant products and services which has resulted in tripling the bank’s investment portfolio and customer deposits and expanding the branch network to become 41 working branches as of date.

It is worth noting that Mr. Asali is an active member in the following entities :

  • Board Member in INJAZ Jordan Board of Trustees.
  • Working member in the Jordan Strategy Forum.
  • Member in the Jordanian Businessmen Association.
  • Member in the Federation of Arab Businessmen.
  • BOD Member in the Postal Saving Fund of Jordan -Member in CAFRAJ (the French Jordanian Chamber of Commerce)