Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman & CEO of Path Solutions, named ‘Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year 2015’ by Business Worldwide Magazine

1 September 2015

UK-based leading quarterly publication Business Worldwide has announced the much-anticipated winners of their International Entrepreneur Awards 2015, which recognize the efforts and accomplishments of inspirational and influential leaders in business, finance, economics, and technology.

Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman & CEO of Path Solutions is among the 2015 winners.

Mohammed has over 35 years of entrepreneurial and industry experience, with an authentic leadership style, hands on approach, an unrivalled depth of knowledge and profound passion for serving the IT industry. He has helped shape the company’s strategic direction and, under his leadership and guidance, Path Solutions has achieved tremendous growth and success by developing truly world-class Sharia-based software solutions that enable Islamic banks to remain competitive and stay abreast of customer needs.

When Mohammed took the helm, he identified several organizational priorities and started a restructuring plan aimed at building qualified and skilled teams capable of delivering today’s ground-breaking integrated software solutions and services to the Islamic financial marketplace.

“I am deeply honored to be named ‘Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year’, representing our 500+ team members, who quietly but effectively play a significant role in shaping the Islamic financial services sector”, said Mohammed Kateeb. “The opportunity to lead this organization during such a dynamic and fast-changing time across the global tech industry is exciting. We are here to bring innovations through industry-focused technologies that empower our clients to do amazing things”, he concluded.

Path Solutions’ continued investment in innovation underscores its long-term promise and sharp focus on bringing effective Islamic banking software solutions to banks worldwide. Today, more than 100 Islamic banks use the company’s core banking system iMAL as their preferred technology solution in accordance with the Sharia. iMAL is well calibrated to clients’ needs in terms of Sharia compliance and transparency, and provides a very strong base for future growth.

“A vibrant society needs people who want to get involved. The impact of Mohammed’s work and accomplishments are indeed remarkable. He has been instrumental in driving several group transformational initiatives and cultivating a powerful culture of reward and recognition. With a laser focus on innovation and quality, he has rapidly positioned Path Solutions as the World’s Number One Islamic Banking Software Provider and the dominant player in its field. Since then, the company has been widely acclaimed by international research and analyst firms such as Gartner, Forrester, TowerGroup, Celent, Aite Group and IBS Intelligence”, commented James Abbott from the editorial department of Business Worldwide.

The Business Worldwide International Entrepreneur Awards seek to identify and honour business pioneers from across the global industry who exemplify the spirit of entrepreneurship - individuals who, by their ingenuity and determination, have established and nurtured innovative, sustainable and high potential companies, standing as a sterling example for aspiring entrepreneurs to achieve similar success in their pursuit for expansion. 

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