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Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol Appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of ICIEC

Eng Hani Sonbol (Acting CEO ICIEC)The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), a Member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), has appointed Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol as Acting Chief Executive Officer of ICIEC, this is in addition to his current duties as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC). Eng. Hani is replacing Dr. Abdel-Rahman El-Tayeb Ali Taha, who retired after 20 years servicing as CEO of ICIEC and who has been instrumental in the evolution of ICIEC as the first world credit and political risk insurer operating in compliance with Islamic Shariah principles.
Eng. Hani is a Saudi National, he joined the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB) in 1987, and has held a number of senior positions within the Group, including Regional Director of IDB Group in Kingdom of Morocco, and Director of the Trade Finance and Promotion Department (TFPD) in the IDB Group, taking up his current position as Deputy CEO of ITFC since January 2008.
Eng. Hani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Bluefield State University, West Virginia, USA, in 1984; and Master’s degree in Engineering Management with honors from George Washington University, USA, in 1987. He has attended several training courses among which is the Leadership Development Programme of Harvard University, USA.

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