Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Souhayel Tayeb as Group Company Secretary.
“I am pleased to welcome Souhayel in his new role in addition to his current assignment as Head of Legal,” said Mr. Saeed Ghobash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC. “This appointment is part of the continuous efforts made by the Board to enhance the Corporate Governance framework and build upon capabilities to support the Board in discharging its responsibilities. The Board of Directors not only gives great importance to the implementation of the best practices in Corporate Governance through the Board itself but also through its Committees and the whole Bank”.
Dr. Souhayel Tayeb has an extensive and solid legal experience of more than 15 years in the banking and finance sectors. In 2012, he relocated to the United Arab Emirates joining the Legal Department of Masreqbank PSC as Vice President and Senior Legal Advisor.
He joined the Commercial Bank of Dubai in December 2013 as Head of Legal, prior to which he started his legal career in Tunisia working for The Financial Markets Authority and also for Union Bancaire pour le Commerce et l’Industrie – BNP Paribas Tunisia until 2003, when he decided to move to Paris where he worked in the Legal Department of BNP Paribas, Corporate and Investment Banking as In-charge of legal advise and negotiation of transactional documentation related to corporate, financial institutions and sovereign entities in the EMEA region.
Dr. Tayeb holds a Ph.D in Law from the Panthéon Assas University in Paris. He is also acknowledged by the Bar Associations in Paris and Tunis. He is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Italian.
Areej Al Yousuf
PR & Corporate Communication
Commercial Bank of Dubai