Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd
Country Director, Retail and Business Banking
Zahid looks after Retail & Business Banking for Barclays Kenya. In this role Zahid is also responsible for Commercial, SME, Islamic Banking, Bancassurance, Vehicle and Asset Finance, Agriculture and Cards Business. Zahid also looks after the Branch Network, Alternate & Digital Channels for the Bank. Zahid joined Barclays Bank Plc. in 2006, as Consumer Banking Director for Egypt. In 2007, he was appointed as the Consumer Banking Director for Kenya before being promoted to Consumer Banking Director role for East & West Africa in 2008, looking after Barclays business in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania & Ghana. Before joining Barclays, Zahid worked for Citigroup Global Consumer Banking for over 11 years in various roles covering various geographies. He holds an MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He also completed Advanced Management Program from INSEAD, France. Zahid also represents Barclays Africa in Visa Business Council for last 5 years.