National Bonds appoints Rehab Lootah as new Deputy Group CEO

National Bonds appoints Rehab Lootah as new Deputy Group CEO
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Dubai, UAE, 27th September 2021: National Bonds Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Rehab Lootah as the new Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from 5th September, 2021. Lootah was previously Senior Vice President SME & Retail Business at Mawarid Finance.

Ms. Rehab has a broad understanding and extensive experience of over 20 years in the Islamic retail finance industry as well as the government sector. She has been responsible for various projects and socially responsible ventures including the ‘Tamaiaz Award’ and ‘Entrepreneurs Forum (EF)’. As a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor, Lootah has the precise operational and communication skills along with leadership competences to deliver and drive financial performance.

“We are pleased that Ms. Rehab Lootah has joined our company as Deputy Group CEO at National Bonds. As Deputy CEO, Rehab will lead high-priority digitization projects, oversee our customer centric strategies and manage day-to-day operations to ensure we are on-track to meet our customer’s growing expectations, explore new partnerships with key external stakeholders, and support the senior leadership team.

As a leading business personality in the UAE, she has won a variety of awards, including being the world’s first woman recipient of the CIMA certification in Islamic Finance. With over two decades of experience in the industry, to have someone of her caliber and proficiency join us will facilitate the company’s vision for innovation and growth,” said Group CEO Mr. Mohammed Qasim Al Ali.

“I strive to thrive in this new role and look forward to harnessing my team’s creativity while leading projects that would make a direct impact on our bondholders,” said Ms. Rehab Lootah, Deputy Group CEO National Bonds. “The recipe for success in any organization is to have a customer-centric approach at the core. Our focus is and will remain on delivering long-term solutions to maximize our customers’ wealth, enable them to be financially secure and knowledgeable, as well as have a safety net ready for whenever they need it,” added Lootah