Chief Operating Officer, Arab Bank
Eric Modave has been Chief Operating Officer at Arab Bank since July 2014. He is in charge of all IT strategy and execution, digital & data management solutions, IT security, operations, change management, and most recently the Arab Bank Innovation Hub and Accelerator programme. Eric has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Arab Bank, he was COO of Barclays Africa, based in Kenya and South Africa. Prior to this, he was Head of Global Payment Operations for Barclays Bank based in London. He previously spent 10 years at Citibank EMEA in various positions as CFO and head of Operations & IT. Eric graduated as a commercial engineer from HEC University of Liège in 1989 and became a certified chartered accountant in 1996 while working at Arthur Andersen. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, in 2014.