Haithem Abdelkefi

Haithem Abdelkefi

CIO of alBaraka Bank Tunisia,

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Al Baraka Bank Tunisia is a bank that offers a wide range of banking products and services adapted in accordance with the principles of Islamic finance.

Previous participations
  • 2022 in Switzerland and 2023 in Portugal as Head of IT at Bank ABC Tunisie
  • 2017 in Spain, 2018 in Israel and 2019 in USA as Head of IT at Swicorp



Haithem Abdelkefi is the Head of IT of Bank ABC Tunisia where he was responsible for several bank services digitization and many transformation projects.


Haithem has more  than 25 years of experience in information technology (management, project development, consulting, etc.). He began his career as consultant in several IT consulting firms in Canada. Prior to joining Bank ABC, Mr. Abdelkefi worked for 13 years as Head of IT at Swicorp, a private financial services group providing solutions in the spheres of investment banking, private equity and asset management in the Middle East and North Africa, and he was previously an independant consultant for 5 years in Tunisia.


He worked as consultant for many international organization such as FAO and OSS. He also collaborated in many governmental projects and worked for private groups.


Haithem holds an MBA from HEC Montreal - Canada and a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Sherbrooke - Canada. He speaks English, French and Arabic.


Mr. Abdelkefi is the General Secretary of Club-DSI Tunisie (Tunisian CIO association) and he is member of the CAN (CIO Africa Network) Steering Committee.



Bank ABC Tunisia is a universal bank offering a wide range of banking and financial products and services - from transactions credit business, project and structured finance, syndications, treasury products and trade finance solutions, to all form of Correspondent Banking services dedicated to SMEs, large corporations, public institutions and financial institutions.

Bank ABC Tunisia also offers a range of retail banking products and services to private individuals and professionals, including Current accounts, Cards, Digital banking, Consumer and Mortgage loans, Operational/Investment loans, Off-balance sheet facilities, any type of Savings & Deposits.

Bank ABC is one of the largest MENA-based banking groups headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain with branches and offices in five continents across the world. It was established in Tunisia in 1993 through its offshore branch and since 2000, through its onshore subsidiary.

  • July. 2019 – present Head of IT Bank ABC Tunisie
  • June. 2018 – present Secretary General at Club-DSI Tunisie
  • Nov. 2006 – June 2019 Head of IT at Swicorp
  • Dez. 2000 – Okt. 2006 Consutant at ISM-Xpert
  • Jan. 1997 – Nov. 2000 Senior Consultant at Covansys
  • Sept. 1995 – Dez. 1996 IT Analyst at Vigie Informatique 2000 Inc


  • 1997 – 2001 HEC Montréal / MBA , Information technology
  • 1992 – 1995 Université de Sherbrooke BS, IT


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