United Bank Limited (UBL), one of the country’s largest banks, announced Monday that it had appointed Sima Kamil as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank, to replace outgoing CEO Wajahat Hussain.

Kamil, who will initially serve as deputy CEO at UBL, is slated to take over the top slot after May 31, when Hussain departs from the company.

Kamil had previously been leading Habib Bank Ltd’s (HBL) Branch Banking since 2011 and oversaw a large expansion of HBL’s branch network.

She dealt with HBL’s retail, consumer, small and medium enterprises, and rural banking initiatives, as well as the bank’s wealth management division as head of the HBL Asset Management Company Ltd.