Management

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Atif AlOthri

Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Finance

Atif is the Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Finance. He brings to Gulf Finance 20 years of diversified experience in various sectors of banking, investment and leadership. He gained experience in a wide variety of business within the financing sectors including small & medium enterprise, commercial, and corporate banking.

Atif is leading a team of professionals who are responsible for providing tailor made lending facilities to small & medium business in Saudi Arabia. Gulf Finance provides a wide range of financial leasing products and services, delivered with unmatched convenience and an exceptional client experience.

Prior to joining Gulf Finance, Atif was the Deputy Head of Corporate Banking at bank of muscat in Saudi Arabia. Previous roles include Regional Head of Corporate Banking at AlAwwal Bank, Head of Business Banking Kingdom wide at SABB and various leadership and relationship management roles at SABB.

Atif earned a Master in Business Administration from University of Southampton (United Kingdom) and a Bachelor degree in Management Information System from the University of Detroit (USA).

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Syed Obeidullah

Finance & Accounting Manager

Obeidullah has been leading Finance department of Gulf Finance Company since January 2013. He is an experienced Finance Manager with over 20 years of regional experience. Prior to joining GFC, Obeidullah was the Head of Finance at Riyadh Bank auto leasing unit, where he worked for over 3 years.

Previously he worked at Abdullatif Alissa Group's corporate office as Senior Financial Analyst and also as Finance Manager of their car rental and leasing subsidiary "Best Trading Company".

Hattan _Bukhari

Hattan Bukhari

Western Region Manager

Hattan is the Western Region Manager of Gulf Finance heading all KSA western region activities since August 2019.

Hattan has 17 years of banking & finance experience with several major banks in KSA such as National Commercial Bank, Allied Riyadh Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi and Al Rajhi Bank. He has developed new business relationships to enhance overall business & profitability and managing a portfolio of multi-sector accounts as well as leading the collection team to keep payments on track.

Hattan has bachelor’s degree in Economics, Money and Banking.

Hussain Ghazi

Hussain Ghazi

Central Region Manager

Hussain is leading the Business development for the Central Region. He has 16 years of solid working experience being in managerial positions in various companies in the region. Hussain brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in various roles including Operations, Credit, Sales and marketing and other roles. He graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration from King Faisal University. 

Mohammed _Alomari

Mohammed Alomari

Compliance Manger

Mohammed Alomari is the Compliance Manger of Gulf Finance. He has more than 7 years of compliance experience in the financial sector.

Mohammed is very well versed with compliance policies and implementation in organizations. He is currently managing all Gulf Finance KSA compliance matters with SAMA.

Mohammed has a Diploma of Accounting and Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science. He is an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and certified from SAMA.

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Adeel Mazhar

Manager, Credit & Risk

Adeel Mazhar has 12 Years’ experience in Leasing & Banking Industry with Well-known Finance Companies in KSA and a Leading International Bank (Citibank). Adeel is currently heading Credit & Risk Department of Gulf Finance. He is very well versed with Credit & Risk Policies and their implementation in the organization.

Prior to joining Gulf Finance, Adeel was working in Saudi Orix Leasing as Asst. Manager Credit & Marketing and in Citibank as Relationship Manager. Adeel holds a Master degree of Business Administration in Finance and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Amer Albishi

Amer Albishi

Collection Manager

Amer has more than 18 years of experience with Alrajhi bank where he held many positions including Accountant, Sales, Customer Service, and recently in Collection.

Prior to joining GFC, Amer was the supervisor of collection department in Aljumaih Company.

Mohammed Khalil

Mohammed Khalil

Operations Manager

Mohamed Khalil joined Gulf Finance Corporation Saudi Arabia in August 2018. He has over 8 years of experience in the operations of financial services, capital markets, assets management, investment, and international dealings Operations with large financial services companies in the GCC region.

Khalil is currently managing operations for all GFC KSA branches. Prior to joining GFC, he was working in various departments such as the international dealing desk , finance , and operations with Mubasher Financial services in the U.A.E and the Kingdom of Bahrain and with Alkhair Capital Saudi Arabia in K.S.A.

Khalil holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (Financial Management & Accounting), CME-1 ( Capital Market Examination ), Rules & Regulation under ESCA (Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority), and is a licensed equity broker from the Central Bank of Bahrain.

Ibrahim _alarifi

Ibrahim Al-Arifi

Senior IT Officer

Ibrahim currently heads the Information Technology of Gulf Finance since 2019. He has over 7 years of IT experience in KSA companies.

Ibrahim has the technical and business skills required to support the implementation and maintenance of IT systems. Prior to joining Gulf Finance, Ibrahim worked for Airbus Group where he played a critical role as IT Engineer Team leader.

Ibrahim holds a bachelor degree, as well as other professional certificates.

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