Karim Karoui is Group Head of Subsidiaries, Strategy and Transformation at First Abu Dhabi Bank.
A member of the bank’s Senior Leadership Team, Karim is responsible for defining the Group strategy and transformation agenda, building the bank’s relationships within the international investor and analyst community and for managing the global brand reputation and the group external communications. Karim is a seasoned banker with over 25 years of banking and finance experience with international and regional institutions. He began his banking career at Citibank Tunisia where he held a variety of senior positions including Country Financial Controller.
In UAE, Karim started his career at FAB (Legacy FGB) in 2001 as Head of Business Planning and Financial Control. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and held this role until 2017, when he was appointed Group Head of Subsidiaries, Strategy and Transformation.
Karim holds a Masters in Accounting from IHEC, Tunisia and serves as a Board Member in FAB Subsidiaries including FAB Islamic, FAB Securities and First Gulf Libyan Bank.