Tarek Amer - Governor of The Central Bank of Egypt
Grants The United Bank, chairman the Banking Leadership Certificate from Harvard University
Ashraf El Kady: Chairman The United Bank
• Education is an ongoing process that never ends
• The transfer of expertise is imperative to create a generation of new leadership cadres
• The Central Bank keenness to increase the competitiveness of banks and professionalism of banking performance
Cairo: 20th of November 2019
Yesterday, Tarek Amer, The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor, has awarded the Banking Leadership Certificate from the American Harvard University to Ashraf El Kady, Chairman of The United Bank and Moataz Al-Kasaby, Deputy Managing Director of Credit Risk among 47 bankers from 17 banks in the Egyptian market. At a major ceremony organized by The Egyptian Banking Institute.
In the presence of Gamal Negm, Deputy Governor of The Central Bank of Egypt and Lubna Hilal, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt. And a selection of leaders of the Institute of Banking and The Central Bank of Egypt and banks operating in the Egyptian market.
Ashraf El Kady expressed his great happiness with this certificate, which reflects the keenness of The Central Bank of Egypt and its continuous initiatives to raise the efficiency of human leadership cadres in the banking sector. This increases the competitive performance of the banking sector locally and internationally.
On the training program to prepare banking leaders, says Ashraf El Kady, the program was designed specifically for senior executives in the banking sector. This is in light of the joint cooperation agreement signed by the Institute of Banking with the Harvard Business School of America. The program lasted two weeks in Boston, USA
He added that the program covers four main axes: digital transformation, stimulating innovation, creative thinking and strategic planning. The program is based on interactive participation among the trainees. Discuss practical cases as well as simulation models and working groups.
Ashraf El Kady said that The United Bank has managed during the past three years to achieve a major reform and rehabilitation boom that enabled it to assume a distinguished position in the Egyptian market. This is done at all levels from infrastructure to unique and innovative products, whether in the field of digital services or traditional banking products such as savings vessels or financing tools for individuals and companies. As well as the spread of branches and the creation of a range of financing tools, banking and non-banking to encourage investment and entrepreneurship, especially in the sector of small, medium and micro enterprises. As well as participating in initiatives that achieve social justice and decent life of the Egyptian citizen, especially the initiative of decent housing for low-income and the initiative of the Nile pioneers and the initiative of small, medium and micro enterprises.
Ashraf El Kady thanked and appreciated the work team of The United Bank for their efforts to make the system of reform and rehabilitation during this important period of the history of The United Bank.