Path Solutions, the world’s most trusted software provider for the Islamic financial services industry today announced that its Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Kateeb has been selected as winner of Finance Monthly CEO Award for 2018. This accolade recognises Kateeb’s forward-thinking, innovative and strategic vision that has resulted in the thriving success of Path Solutions.
The Finance Monthly CEO Awards celebrate most successful, progressive and ambitious company leaders in business today, following a rigorous selection and judging process. The awards have been launched by Finance Monthly, a global publication providing news, analysis and features on the latest headlines within the financial sector, and distinguish the most highly respected organisations and their C-level executives, who are global pioneers and possess the qualities required to be amongst the best leaders in the industry.
Kateeb has been Vice Chairman of Path Solutions since 2004, elected Chairman of the Board in 2008, and was appointed Group Chairman & CEO in 2010. Under his leadership, Path Solutions has become the leader in Sharia-based financial software solutions and services, servicing over 130 clients in over 39 countries. He spearheaded the group’s external growth strategy, successfully building market share, and developing a unique platform and services portfolio. Before joining Path Solutions, Kateeb has spent 11 years as an executive with Microsoft. He is also known as a key contributor to the region telecommunication, media and information technology industry.
“I am honored to receive the Finance Monthly’s CEO Award for 2018, and I contribute this important recognition to the hard work and dedication of each member of Path Solutions who is committed to empower our clients to achieve competitive edge and grow their business”, commented Kateeb. “This award not only illustrates our successes to date, but further encourages us to continue to lead and shape tomorrow’s Islamic finance sector”.
Talking about the awards program, Navdeep Poonia, Awards Manager at Finance Monthly said: “Disruptive change requires the CEO’s active leadership and involvement on a daily basis. It is imperative for every business striving for success to have a leader whose diligence, innovative thinking and ingenuity inspire his team and guide them to achieve excellence. Mohammed Kateeb is a leader whose enthusiasm, passion and hard work have helped the company accelerate and successfully accomplish its goals”.
In the first quarter of 2018 Finance Monthly asked its subscribers to cast their votes. Between January and March 2018, a total number of 22,639 votes were registered with the research team. The polls methodology provides the ability to validate nominations and allows insights into the nominees’ critical success factors. The process allows the readers of Finance Monthly to nominate and for Finance Monthly to validate the nominations based on internal research, public endorsements, media coverage, and number of votes.