The Euromoney Iran Conference


Vali Zarrabieh

Executive Chairman of the Board

Saman Bank

Vali Zarrabieh is one of the co-founders of Saman, when it was established in the late 90’s. He served first as IT director and moved up the ladder and became deputy chief executive officer in 2007, before becoming chief executive officer of Saman Bank in June 2010. Vali was elected executive chairman of the board in 2014. He is also chairman of both the Saman Electronic Payment Company, which is a pioneer company in Iran in e-payment services as well as chairman of Pardazeshgaran, Saman’s ICT arm. Vali holds a masters degree in finance from CASS Business School in London, specialising in corporate finance and bank valuation, as well as an MBA from Manchester Business School, UK, specialising in strategy. He also holds a BSc degree in electronic engineering.

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Thu 19 May 2016