Sadeq Karam

Panel Discussion: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally



Sadeq Karam, the CEO of AIG ME, holds an MBA degree in marketing and finance, with 35+ years of senior executive management and advisory roles in financial services, aviation and government across the GCC, MENA, Asia and Europe.
Prior to assuming his current role, he held a leadership position in DIFC with responsibility for GCC & MENA regions. Prior to that he was the CEO for two of the largest family offices in UAE and Kuwait, and before that was Communications Director for Dubai Government.
Additionally, he has held the role of Group Marketing Head at American Express, with responsibility for 23 countries, as well as Head of Private Banking at NCB Bank, Jeddah, KSA, managing a portfolio of US$ 22 billion.
He was also the Head of MENA & Asia Regions for a large European aviation company which was subsequently acquired by DHL.