UAE Based Mashreq Hires Razek As Group Head of Technology


As the Group Head of Technology, Transformation & Information, Mohamed Abdel Razek has been hired by Mashreq, one of the top financial institutions in the Mena region. 
He will oversee Mashreq's technology division in this capacity and ensure that all digital services are successfully delivered. He will be in charge of implementing cutting-edge technology, making sure consumers receive excellent service, and working effectively with outside partners.

Ahmed Abdelaal, Group Chief Executive Officer, Mashreq, said: "Mohamed's experience in leading technology functions in large corporations, combined with his education, makes him a valuable addition to our team. As we continue to invest in our digital capabilities and provide innovative services to deliver superior customer experience, Mohamed's leadership will be critical to our success."

Razek added: "I look forward to working with the team and collaborating with external partners to deliver innovative and customer-centric digital services that meet the evolving needs of our customers."
With over 30 years of expertise in the field, Razek has managed both group and regional IT operations for major organisations. His time with Standard Chartered Bank, where he has been affiliated since 2015 and most recently served as Chief Technology and Operations Officer for Africa and the Middle East, is noteworthy. From 2007 through 2015, Razek worked at British American Tobacco, most recently as the company's global head of technology services.
He graduated from Canada's McGill University with a degree in electrical engineering. His considerable technological and managerial experience, along with his understanding of the digital transition, will be crucial in guiding Mashreq's technology organisation to success.

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