Banali Malhotra

Director, Marketing, RAKBANK 

As Director- Marketing at RAKBANK, Banali Malhotra is responsible to grow RAKBANK’s brand dominance in the Banking and Finance segment in the UAE. A consummate marketing professional with over 20 years of experience across regions, she has successfully launched several campaigns and products that have earned many international accolades like Summit International Creative Awards in USA and Advertising Campaign of the Year award by the Asian Banker in Singapore. Her interview is featured in Oxford University’s Marketing textbook showcasing RAKBANK’s success story in Relationship Management. Her career and personal experiences have been showcased in the success stories of the world’s most inspirational women in the international bestseller book “Break the ceiling, touch the sky” by author Anthony A. Rose. She was felicitated as an Unstoppable Women Achiever by Femina Middle East in 2015. She was also conferred the title of “Asia’s Most Influential CMOs” (GCC Edition) in 2015 by Asian Leadership Awards and “GCC’s Best Marketer” in 2016 by the Middle East Leadership Awards. She has been part of the jury for prestigious Marketing award platforms like Effies and FOMA. Banali has in her previous role as Head Strategic Alliances, American Express won the prestigious Chairman’s award amongst other accolades.