KARACHI: Badar Kazmi has been appointed as the chief executive officer of NIB Bank Limited, the bank announced in a press statement on Thursday. Kazmi brings with him experience spanning over 31 years in almost all facets of the banking business in Pakistan, Middle East, South Asia and Africa. In 2003, Kazmi was appointed as CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan, a position he held till late 2010. He subsequently moved to Saudi Arabia where he was instrumental in setting up the Investment Bank for Standard Chartered. Post the start of operations of Standard Chartered Capital Saudi Arabia in early 2011, Kazmi decided to leave SCB and return to Pakistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 13th, 2012.