Concerned Industry Expert
Banking Business Solutions Modernizer
Izzidin is a concerned Banking Industry expert with an experience of over 25 years. Latest role he assumed is the Chief Operating Officer of the United Arab Bank in Sharjah, UAE. He and his team were responsible for setting up and executing a forward looking modernization strategy; the fundamental component of which is the information Technology up shifting as well planned, passionate and sincere endeavour to embrace Smart Digitization sailing in a one way direction Journey towards superior Customer Experience. His Role span of control included managing the bank’s Operations, Information Technology including Information Security, Digitization, Project Management Office, Business Solutions Group, Service Delivery across all channels including branches, Administration and Corporate Real Estate. Prior to joining United Arab Bank, Izzidin was the General Manager of the Dubai based Arab Bank Shared Services Center providing Operations & Technology services to Arab Bank in the GCC. During his tenure in Arab bank PLC, he also served as a permanent member of the bank’s Enterprise Global IT Committee. Izzidin worked with Cairo Amman Bank in Palestine and then the bank’s Head Office in Jordan for more than 10 years. In his last three years in CAB, he headed the replacement of the Core Banking System for 100 plus branches in the two countries. Izzidin started his banking career with ANZ bank Palestine branch as a teller and moved to various hands-on roles all the way up to heading the ANZ and then Standard Chartered Bank Palestine Banking Operations. He holds an MBA with honor from Birzeit University, Palestine.