Mufazzal Kajiji – Head of Retail Banking of Noorbank, Dubai, UAE

Mufazzal Kajiji, Head of Retail Banking of Noorbank in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Mufazzal Kajiji working since June 2017 with and before he worked at First Gulf Company where he was an Executive Vice President, Global Head of Wealth Management & Mortgages.

In his role, he is responsible for overseeing the bank’s retail banking franchise. This includes the entire branch network, as well as wealth management and retail products and segments.

He brings to Noor Bank more than 20 years of diverse C-suite experience across the retail banking space, in segments such as Liabilities, Bancassurance, and Financing. Among his previous roles, Mufazzal served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Wealth Management and Affluent Banking at First Gulf Bank, a position he held for more than 10 years. Most recently, he was the Chief Marketing Officer at First Abu Dhabi Bank. His earlier roles also included positions with multinationals such as Citibank, Standard Chartered and Alliance Capital (Bernstein).

A former member of the United Bank’s Federations Committee on Consumer Banking and Wealth Management, Mufazzal is holder of a Bachelor’s of Commerce and an MBA in Finance from the University of Mumbai in India. He also obtained a Chartered Financial Analyst Charter from the American-based CFA Institute, as well as a Financial Risk Manager Certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), United States.

Mufazzal Kajiji awarded ‘Islamic Auto Finance Provider of the Year’ for Noor Bank from Yallcompare.

Source: Article on Noorbank

Mufazzal Kajiji  is a Senior consumer banking professional with over 20 years of multi-functional experience across three international organisations in India and the Middle East.Significant achievements in the areas of Retail & Business Banking including Wealth Management, Asset Mgt., Investment Services, Bancassurance and Marketing.As Head of Global Wealth Management & Mortgages at First Gulf Bank, I am responsible for the Wealth Mgt.,Mortgages & Affluent Segment businesses.Specialties: Have worked in varied markets with special emphasis on wealth management, investment services, bancassurance & mortgages, launching new businesses and products, identifying quick win opportunities, resource planning and implementation.My experience in financial services consulting includes formulation of business strategy, developing products, Islamic banking process implementation, recruitment and training.Mufazzal Kajiji, Head of Retail Banking at Noor Bank, and Bader Anwahi, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village signed an agreement outlining the terms of the partnership at a ceremony that was attended by key representatives from both entities.As part of the synergy, Noor Bank is the exclusive banking partner for Global Village. Noor Bank credit and debit card holders are eligible to receive a complimentary ticket on every entry ticket purchased at Global Village. The five-month promotion runs from 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018 – almost throughout the duration of the current cycle of Global Village Season 22, operating until the 7 April, 2018.Speaking about the tie-up, Mufazzal Kajiji, Head of Retail Banking, Noor Bank, said: “The partnership reinforces Noor Bank’s pledge to consistently develop innovative solutions that provide added value and enhance the convenience of our customers. Global Village offers an unparalleled cultural, entertainment and shopping experience to families from across the region. This agreement paves the way in providing our customers with superior value at this renowned attraction.”For his part, Bader Anwahi, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village, said: “Season 22 of Global Village has commenced on a high note and is living up to its promise of delivering exceptional cultural and entertainment experiences to the millions of arriving and expected guests. We strive every season to deliver the best services and keep enhancing our infrastructure to accommodate our guests in the most comfortable and secure way. Our strategic partnership with Noor Bank plays an important part in ensuring our guests truly enjoy the diverse offerings at Global Village this year.”As part of the collaboration, Noor Bank is also hosting an exclusive lounge at Global Village for customers to relax and unwind. Representatives of Noor Bank are on hand to share details about its offerings with interested customers – and help facilitate on-site applications for financing with rapid pre-approvals within 30 minutes. In addition, customers can benefit from several instant offers and prizes redeemable at the venue.