First Gulf Bank (FGB)

Membership Category:Corporate
Membership No.:0042
Commission:Banking Commission

Profile of the Company:

As a major leading bank in the UAE, First Gulf Bank (FGB) had Shareholder Equity of AED 28 billion as of December 31st, 2012 making it one of the largest equity based banks in the UAE. Established in 1979 and headquartered in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, the bank offers a full range of financial services to business and consumer sectors throughout an extensive network of branches across the UAE. Internationally FGB has branches in Singapore and Qatar, representative offices in India and Hong Kong and a subsidiary in Libya.

Today, FGB is recognized as a world-class organization committed to maximising value for shareholders, customers and employees as it focuses on delivering banking products and services that meet client needs and support the UAE’s dynamic economy. In line with its commitment to excellence the bank continues to invest significantly in people and technology to provide superior service standards. First Gulf Bank was named the “Best Local Bank in the UAE” for 2011 and 2012 by EMEA Finance.

Represented by:

Anand Krishnamurthy

As Head of Trade Finance, Anand manages the Trade Finance of the UAE and International Offices of First Gulf Bank. A Cost Accountant by profession, he is a gold medalist in graduation and holds a Honours Diploma in Systems Management. He has considerable amount of experience in managing projects and Operational Risk. With about 18 years of experience (as of 2013) spanning across multinational and local banks, he has managed the Trade Services in geographies ranging across the Indian Sub-continent, Far East, Europe, USA and the Middle East.