A new Middle East & North Africa (Mena) regional committee of the International Forfaiting Association (IFA) has been appointed.
Wassila Hamdi Ben Amor of Tunis International Bank has been elected chairperson. Amr Al Ashmaoui of Arab Banking Corporation, Bahrain, is the new deputy chairman, responsible for communication, marketing and promotion. Sihem Dada of Mashreqbank, Dubai, will cover education and training. Gary Griffiths of Gulf International Bank, Bahrain, will have responsibility for market practice. And Georges Andraos of Byblos Bank, Lebanon, is responsible for the secretariat and membership.