Management

Bassel Zaouk, Chief Executive Officer
 
Bassel Zaouk is Chief Executive Officer for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia.
 
Mr. Zaouk joined Deutsche Bank in 2006 and has held a number of positions in the Investment Banking division working on mandates with sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions and family offices. Bassel most recently joined the Wealth Management division to deliver institutional solutions for large family offices and clients in the Middle East and Africa region across the full product spectrum, from structured lending, investments and trading to private markets, strategic stake management and corporate finance.
 
As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Zaouk is responsible for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia’s business activities in the Kingdom.

 

Fawaz Mohanna, Head of Client Services

Fawaz Mohanna is Head of Client Services.

Fawaz joined Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia December 2020 as Head of Client services. Prior to that, he spent over 15 years at NCB Capital, handling different roles and positions within the Operations and Securities divisions. Throughout his career, Fawaz built extensive knowledge of the securities business and investment banking and has participated in multiple local market-wide initiatives. Fawaz joined Securities Services to deliver custody solutions for institutional local and international clients.

 

Omar Alsaab, MLRO and Deputy Compliance Officer

Omar Alsaab is MLRO and Deputy Compliance Officer..

Omar joined Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia in 2021 as MLRO and Deputy Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Deutsche, he worked as Compliance Officer and MLRO at EFG Hermes – KSA and Compliance & AFC Officer at BMK. Throughout his various roles he has demonstrated in-depth understanding of both International and local Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism regulatory requirements. Omar holds bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, the Capital Market Authority’s Compliance and AML advanced qualifications, and the CME-1 and CME-2 certificates.

Omar holds bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, the Capital Market Authority’s Compliance and AML advanced qualifications, and the CME-1 and CME-2 certificates.

 

Rami Jari, Head of Compliance & AFC

Rami Jari is Head of Compliance & AFC.
 
Mr. Jari joined Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia in 2020 from NCB Capital where he spent over 12 years handling different roles and responsibilities within their Compliance Division. His latest position was Head of Compliance Advisory dedicated to advising all business lines and ensuring their adherence to all regulatory matters. Throughout his various roles, he has demonstrated an in-depth understanding of local regulatory and compliance requirements and recognition of the importance of thorough business monitoring and process implementation procedures.
 
As Head of Compliance, Mr. Jari is responsible for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia’s compliance procedures, advisory, monitoring and liaising with the Capital Market Authority (CMA) on regulation implementation.