Mr. Malek Costa, born in 1971, Assistant General Manager at BLOM BANK S.A.L. has around 20 years of experience in the banking sector. Moreover, he spent 7 years at Arthur Andersen where he gained his experience in external auditing and business advisory.
Mr. Costa joined BLOM BANK in 2001 as Assistant Manager at the Internal Audit Department where he was preparing and executing the yearly audit plan as approved by the Board of Directors of the bank and providing an independent and objective assessment about the effectiveness of the internal control structure.
In 2007, Mr. Costa was assigned as Head of Compliance, where he was responsible for the effectiveness of the controls in preventing money laundering and terrorist financing in addition to the implementation of legal compliance laws and regulations.
Mr. Costa became the Head of Compliance for BLOM BANK Group in 2012 and was appointed by the Board of Directors as Assistant CEO in 2020.
Moreover, he served as a speaker in many local and international conferences and seminars.
Mr. Costa holds a CPA Certificate from California Board of Accountancy-USA and a B.S. Degree in Business Accounting from the Lebanese American University.