Path Solutions, the global Islamic banking software company, is pleased to announce that its Group Chairman and CEO Mohammed Kateeb has been recognized among the ‘Leaders of Islamic Economy in East Africa’ during the ‘3rd East Africa Islamic Economy Summit’ held on Wednesday 25th April in Nairobi, Kenya.
This prestigious list of industry-pioneering leaders ranks high-performing figures from a variety of successful organisations. They are chosen based upon their dynamic leadership and outstanding service in four primary areas; company growth, work culture, foresight vision and financial performance.
Kateeb, a key contributor to the telecommunication, media and information technology industry possessesunrivalled depth of knowledge and profound passion for serving the IT sector. He also understands the specificity and the complexity of the Islamic financial services marketplace. Currently, Kateeb serves as member of the Board of Trustees of IRTI, an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG) to develop a technology-enabled Islamic financial services sector to foster Islamic financial inclusion.
“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized among the ‘Leaders of Islamic Economy in East Africa in 2018’ by GBS Africa”, said Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman & CEO of Path Solutions. “As Islamic finance continues to grow in importance in this region, we are determined to continue to provide our clients with a full complement of solutions combining an agile core with powerful analytics and a seamless multi-channel user experience platform”.
Path Solutions has greatly expanded its offering with a broad portfolio of market-leading Islamic banking solutions including business intelligence, mobile and social banking, compliance, and microfinance solutions to guide its clients in Kenya, Sudan and Somalia in pursuing their development, innovation and growth.
Commenting on the awards, Agnes Gitau, Partner GBS Africa said, “The awards recognize individuals who are at the forefront of business innovation in the Islamic economy. These leaders are shaping the future of how we conduct business and banking in East Africa, and it is truly an honor to recognize their accomplishments, and shed light on their achievements that have served as an inspiration for the competitive and sustainable development of the industry at a local and regional level. Kateeb is being granted this fabulous trophy in appreciation of his contribution in promoting the development of East Africa Islamic economy”.
According to Gitau, Kateeb’s incredible profile and unlimited contributions to the industry have been a glowing example for all to see and admire, as he has set a new standard for excellence.
In 2017, Kateeb was granted the prestigious 'Leadership Award in Information Technologies & Media' by ISFIN, and named for three consecutive years among the 'Top 50 Most Influential Leaders Who Make the Islamic Economy' in ISLAMICA 500.