May 25, 2022

Mashreq names new EVP and Head of Digital

categories : banking

Mashreq Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Corey Thompson as the new Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Digital for its Retail Banking Group.

In his role, Thompson will manage and execute Mashreq’s digital strategy for the Retail Banking Group (RBG), including its Personal Banking, Mashreq Gold, Private Banking, SMEs, Islamic and Emirati segments.

More importantly, he will deliver a sharp focus on enriching Mashreq’s digital ecosystem, partnerships and next generation capabilities in both Mashreq’s Neo, Neo Biz segments and payment solutions – Neo Pay.

Digital transformation expert

Thompson is a seasoned digital transformation expert having played numerous leading roles in the realm of digital strategy. Before joining Mashreq, he led banks to top quartile in terms of their digital offerings and strategy for organisations going through IT transformations, revamping e-commerce platforms and more.

Fernando Morillo Lopez, Group Head of Retail Banking, Mashreq Bank said: “As the banking sector adapts to the fast-paced dynamics of the digital economy, Corey’s’ wealth of experience in the realm will enable Mashreq to progress to a position of strength with a sense of confidence. Having successfully led numerous projects, he is best suited to implement a series of reforms that will transform our Retail Banking and help us achieve our vision to take Mashreq to new heights in the digital banking space and deliver the best customer experience across the globe.”

Thompson said: “It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that delivers best-in-class services and innovative solutions to its clients and acts as a pioneer to the banking world as whole. I look forward to contributing towards Mashreq’s superior vision and propelling it towards greater agility, digital transformation and unequaled client experiences. As a global bank, Mashreq has shown great tenacity and agility to evolve beyond customer expectations. With a strong foundation in place, I am hopeful of the newer opportunities that lay ahead of us.



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