Yazen Abu Gulal

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member

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Yazen’s role at KBBO Group is driven by the goal of the continued growth of mergers and acquisitions in the region as well as elevating the conglomerate to the next level.

Yazen’s role at KBBO Group is driven by the goal of the continued growth of mergers and acquisitions in the region as well as elevating the conglomerate to the next level.

Mr. Yazen Abu Gulal is a veteran banker, with a wealth of financial management experience, both locally and internationally. He has successfully completed numerous acquisition projects during the last eight years in the financial sector and is known for his excellence and leadership.

From his early beginnings with one of the UAE’s most recognised financial services firms, SHUAA Capital, he furthered his career in finance as the Vice President at Swiss Private Bank, Lombard Odier in Geneva. Mr. Abu Gulal has a proven track record in closing high profile deals that span across the MENA region. Since then, he has been the driving force behind many successful mergers and acquisitions.

In 2017, he relocated from Geneva to Abu Dhabi to lead KBBO Group’s new expansion plans. This includes overseeing acquisitions, investments, and the structuring of new verticals that reach international markets with a solid product offering, crucial to sustainable development.

Mr. Abu Gulal is also the Chairman of Emirates Hospital and Emirates Healthcare, where he oversees the strategic direction and healthcare portfolio expansion.

Additional responsibilities include, Board Member of KBBO Group, One Financial, Brokerage House Securities, and Fathima Group.