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Has served as the chairman of the board, managing director, and CEO of Bank Sepah International Plc, a UK-based subsidiary of Bank Sepah, Iran, a state-owned bank that has provided critical financial services to Iran's missile program.
Appointed director of Bank Sepah, Iran in May 2016 and resigned from the position in December 2018.
An Iranian citizen; born on January 21, 1962.
As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person’s assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.