Citi Islamic appoints new CEO

Citi has named Usman Ahmed CEO of Citi Islamic Investment Bank to be based in Dubai.

Usman Ahmed will don the mantle of chief executive officer of Citi Islamic investment bank and global Islamic banking.

Ahmed was earlier deputy CEO for CitiÆs global Islamic banking business, a position he has held since 2006. Ahmed has also held positions with Citi in London, Bahrain and Pakistan. He joined the US bank in 1996.

Citi set up global Islamic banking in 1981 in London, then in 1996 became the first international financial institution to set up a separately...

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