Habib Bank AG Zurich
Group Chief Operating Officer
Over the last 28 years, Umair has held various senior positions, managing Operations, Technology, Risk and Administrative functions in multinational banks such as Citibank, Barclays, National Bank of Kuwait, United Bank Limited and Habib Bank AG Zurich. His core competencies lie in process improvement & re-engineering, customer service, change management, operating model transformation / off-shoring / outsourcing, quality framework implementation, management of operational risk / fraud risk / information / cyber risk, business continuity, controls & self-assessment model implementation, strategic cost management and Technology / Infrastructure management. Umair's biggest strength, however, is leadership. He brings diverse teams together, builds motivation and drives everyone towards the organizational goals. He believes that being a Chief Operating Officer, this is his paramount responsibility. Umair is a graduate of Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership with an MBA from Sloan School of Management at MIT. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Oklahoma.