As part of its ongoing efforts to invest in its human capital and develop Bahraini leaders in the industry, Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB), the leading provider of Shari’a compliant integrated financial solutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the appointment of Mr. Mohamed Mattar as the new Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) within the Bank’s Compliance Department.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Mohammed Mattar to the BisB family as the new Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Mr. Mohammed brings more than 13 years of experience in the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) field. We consider our people to be our most valuable asset at BisB, and prioritize the need to attract and retain Bahraini talent as part of the Bank’s strategies for sustainable growth,” said the Chief Executive Officer of BisB, Mr. Hassan Jarrar.
Mr. Mohammed Mattar will be in charge of establishing and maintaining the Bank’s AML/CFT policies and procedures, ensuring that the Bank complies with the AML Law and any other applicable AML/CFT legislation and regulations. In addition, he will be the Bank’s main point of contact in respect of handling internal suspicious transactions reports.
Mr. Mohammed holds a Master Degree in Finance and a number of professional qualifications including Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), the highest international professional certification in this field.