André Sayegh is a seasoned C-suite executive with over three decades of experience in banking and financial services.
Prior to 2021, Sayegh served as Group Chief Executive Officer at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) and is currently a member of the Board. He played a pivotal role in the merger of First Gulf Bank (FGB) and National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) to form FAB. His 20 years at FAB and its predecessor bank, FGB, were marked with distinction, as he held several senior executive positions, including Chief Executive Officer of FGB from 2006 to 2017.
Sayegh’s previous experience also include senior positions with leading international financial institutions such as Citibank.
He holds a BBA in Finance and an MBA in Corporate Finance and Banking from the American University of Beirut. He also completed a project at Columbia University majoring in the evolution of financial institutions.