Ramzi Saboury

Chief Commercial Office

Areeba SAL

Recently joined Areeba SAL in March 2017 as its CCO looking after all the business aspects of the company and its strategy in the market and the region. 

Ramzi was formally the Country manager for Lebanon and Syria and Iraq for Visa international. 

He started his career in Banking in the National Bank of Kuwait and moved to Ahli United Bank as the regional head for private banking for Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and United Kingdom then moved to the Commercial Bank of Kuwait as head of marketing. 

In 2008, Ramzi won the award from the Asian Bankers Association as the most promising banker for the Middle East and Asia Pacific and received the award in Hanoi Vietnam. 

Graduated from Wayne State University in the USA with a bachelor degree in electrical and computer engineering. 


What inspires me in the payment industry?

I think it is the perfect time nowadays to be working in the payment industry. 

This is due to the new challenges that innovation triggers amongst all sectors and governments ensuring a seamless customer experience and cost effectiveness while mitigating risk and fraud in the payment arena.