Senior Executive Management
Ahmad Hajhasan serves as the Chief Executive Officer of The National Bank ("TNB") since the year 2010. He also serves as a board member of the Palestine Islamic Bank (PIB). He was chosen as one of the 50 most influential financial executives in the Middle East for the year 2016 according to Global Finance Magazine. Under his management, TNB witnessed several notable achievements and was awarded the fastest growing bank in Palestine and the Middle East for the year 2013. TNB is currently the second largest Palestinian bank, and has witnessed two M&A transactions during a period of 3 years. Mr. Hajhasan is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab American University of Jenin, and a board member of MEPS Palestine.
Mr. Hajhasan started his career as a lecturer of Finance in the Arab American University, before he serves in different positions in the financial regulatory field holding senior positions in the Palestine Monetary Authority and the Palestine Capital Markets Authority.
Mr. Hajhasan holds a two post graduate degrees in Finance and Financial markets, and a Bachelor degree in business administration, and is certified in the areas of risk management and money market trading.
Marwan Muzher serves as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of The National Bank (“TNB”) since the year 2012. Mr. Muzher is considered one of the founders of The National Bank ever since establishment in the year 2005 where he held several positions; In the year 2011 he was the Assistant General Manager, and the Finanical Manager since 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Muzher served as an auditor for KPMG company and started his career in 2002 in the Arab Bank, Palsetine.
Mr. Muzher holds a PhD in Strategic Managment from International Personnel Academy in Ukraine, and holds a Master's degree in Business from Birzeit University where he also recieved his Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Mr. Assaf Bleidi has been the assistant general manager for Information Technology and Support Services at The National Bank since 2011, in addition to that Mr. Bleidi is the manager of the digitization department and the project manager for implementing International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS9.
In 2014, he was responsible of implementing the Temenos T24 Banking system, which was successfully launched in early 2017. He has been with TNB since its establishment in 2005, starting off as the manager of the Information Technology Department. In 1995, and for ten years, he held the position of manager of the computer center with the Ahli Jordan Bank. Mr. Bleidi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Jerusalem University College.
Ghassan Jayousi is currently the assistant general manager for Banking Operations at The National Bank, and has been instrumental in implementing the bank’s strategy since its establishment in 2005. He previously worked at Cairo Amman Bank as an auditor responsible for a number of departments and branches with a focus on operations. Mr. Jayousi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Algeria.
Baha Muslih is the assistant general manager for Credit Facilities at The National Bank. Before assuming his current position, he was the investment finance manager at the Arab Islamic Bank for five years, after which he moved to the Egyptian ِArab Land Bank as the credit executive manager. He joined TNB in 2012 as the banking services group manager.
Mr. Muslih has a Master’s degree in Financial Management from the Arab Academy for Financial and Banking Sciences in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Luay Hawash is the assistant general manager for the Retail Group at The National Bank. He was previously the branches manager for the central and southern districts at the Arab Bank for eight years. During his tenure at the Arab Bank, which spanned from 1998 to 2016, he occupied a number of positions, including director of Credit Facilities and Collection Departments for Palestine, as well as the supervisor of the Corporate Facilities Department. Mr. Hawash holds a Master’s degree in International Studies from Birzeit University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the same university, in addition to a certified branch manager degree and a certified trainer degree from the Arab Bank Amman.