Executive Management- CEO

MELIKA BEDRI MOHAMMED CEO

Chief Executive Officer: Mrs. Melika Bedri

Mrs. Melika has joined ZamZam Bank by bringing over 35 years of banking experience from the leading Commercial Bank in Ethiopia (CBE). During her long years banking career, she has served in different senior management capacities including, Acting President, Chief Finance Officer, Vice President – Information System, Vice President- Marketing & Research, Assistant Vice President Treasury, Executive Assistant to the President and Manager for Promotion Division & as an officer at various branches that are catering the day today banking operation. Apart from her regular duty, Mrs. Melika has served as a Board chairperson & a member of the Board of Directors in various public enterprises & an insurance company.

Qualification:

  • MBA, Open University of London
  • BA in Economics, Addis Ababa University
  • Diploma, in Banking & Finance, A.A. Commercial College
  • Certified from the globally accredited institutions (Crown Agents & Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) in areas of effective management skill, Human Resource management, digital services & other modern banking fields.

Award

  • Africa’s Most Influential Women – Regional Award in field of finance (South Africa)
  • AWiB’s top finalist for women of excellence Award (Ethiopia)

Work Experience

Mrs. Melika Bedri joined Zam Zam Bank bringing over 35 years of banking experience at various senior management positions at Commercial bank of Ethiopia CBE. She had served  as an Acting president, Chief Finance Officer, Vice President – Information System, Vice President-IT, Marketing & Research, Assistant Vice President Marketing, Assistant Vice President Treasury, Executive Assistant to the President and Manager for Promotion Division

Other Assignments:

  •  Board Chair-Commercial Nominees, share Co.
  •  Board member
    •   Ethiopian Reinsurance Company
    •  Metal Engineering Corporation
    • Crown Cork (Until its privatization)
    • CBE’s subsidiaries in Djibouti & South Sudan

Training Certifications,

  • Banking Strategies for Top Management – from Crown Agents (Including Interest-free banking & digital services )
  • Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Reinsurance & Rating Requirements (Dubai)
  • New Trends In Banking Management ( Frankfurt School of Finance)
  • Strategy Planning ( Crown Agent )
  • Procurement for Senior Executives (Crown Agents )
  • ILO capacity building workshop (on entrepreneurship )
  • Experience sharing on Leadership Development (Midroc Ethiopia )
  • Effective Management Skill Crown Agents, – London
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship Course  ( Enterprise Ethiopia )
  • Best & Brightest African Bankers training ( in conjunction with JPMorgan – New york)
  • Certificate in various Banking fields, including Banking Operation, Marketing Principles, Project Appraisal & Management

Vice Presidents

SISAY GEBRU

VP – Corporate Services

KEDIR BEDEWI

VP – Operation

Executive Directors

ATO  ABDULLAH OSMAN

Finance and Accounts

SULTAN YUSUF

Procurement Director

HINDIA MOHAMMED

International Banking

ERISTU KEMAL SAJI

Finance and Investment

KALID AHMED

Information System

SEMIR TEKA

Legal Service

ANWAR ABRAR

Operation Director

MERIEM NASIR

Internal Audit

ZERIHUN GIRMA

Risk & Compliance

ABDULJAWAD HASSAN

Director, Digital Service

BINYAM TESFAYE

Director, Executive Assistant to the CEO

MEKIA DINO

Human Resource & FM