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Fahad Al-Rajaan (Independent Director)
Chairman; Chairman of the Executive Committee and Compensation Committee

Director since 30 July 2000, holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University of Washington D.C., 1975.
Chairman, Ahli United Bank (UK) plc; Chairman, Ahli United Bank (Egypt) S.A.E.

Rashid Ismail Al-Meer (Non-Executive Director)
Deputy Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee

Director since 29 March 2003, holds a High Diploma in Statistics from the University of Alexandria-Egypt, 1973 and a B.Com from Baghdad University, Iraq, 1969.

Director, Ahli United Bank (UK) plc; Chairman, Osool Assets Management Co.; Deputy Chairman, Esterad Investment Co.; Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Solidarity Group Holding and Chairman of Nomination & Compensation Committee; Director , Al Ahli Real Estate Co. S.P.C.; Former, Chairman, Former, Director General, Pension Fund Commission; Former, Asst. Undersecretary for Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance & National Economy; Former, Asst. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance & National Economy; Former, Director of Investment; Various Positions, Central Bank of Bahrain; Former, Head of Statistics Section, Ministry of Health.

Mohammed Jassim Al-Marzouq (Non-Executive Director)
Deputy Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee

Director since, 27 March 2006, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Major Finance Kuwait University, 1991.

CEO, Tamdeen Real Estate Co. Kuwait; Chairman , Tamdeen Shopping Centre, Kuwait; Chairman, Tamdeen Real Estate Co, Bahrain; Board Member, Fateh Al Khear Holding Co., Kuwait ; Board Member of Al Maalem Holding Co, Bahrain;

Formerly: Chairman, Tamdeen Real Estate Co, Kuwait; Board Member of Global Omani Development & Investment Co, Oman ; Former, Deputy Chairman, Tamdeen Shopping Centre Co, Kuwait ; Former Board Member, Bank of Kuwait & The Middle East, Kuwait ; Former , Vice Chairman, Tamdeen Investment Co, Kuwait; Former, Board Member, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait; Former, Board Member, Kuwait National Cinema Co., Kuwait; Former Board Member, Arab Financial Consulting Co., Kuwait; Former, Chief of Executive Staff, Real Estate Investment Fund, Kuwait; Former, Board Member, The Public Warehousing Co., Kuwait.

Herschel Post (Independent Director)
Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee & Member of the Compensation Committee

Director since 25 December 2001, holds a Financial Advisers Certificate from The Chartered Institute of Bankers, 2000, a B.A. & M.A. (Rhodes Scholar) from Oxford University 1984, L.L.B from Harvard Law School, 1966 and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, 1961.

Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Ahli United Bank (UK) plc; Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Ahli United Bank (Egypt) SAE.; Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Ahli United Bank KSC, Kuwait; Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Company (KMEFIC); Director, Investors Capital Trust plc.; Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings S.A.R.L.; Formerly Director, Program Planning Professionals Inc.; Trustee, Earthwatch Institute (Europe). Former Deputy Chairman of the London Stock Exchange; Former CEO and Deputy Chairman, Coutts & Co.; Former Chief Operating officer, Lehman Brothers International Ltd.; Former Director, Christieís International Limited; Former Director , Euroclear SA/NV, Euroclear plc; Euroclear UK & Ireland Ltd.

Mohammed Saleh Behbehani (Independent Director)
Member of the Compensation Committee

Director since 30 July 2000

Partner & President, Mohammad Saleh & Reza Yousuf Behbehani Co; Partner, Mohammad Saleh Behbehani & Co. W.L.L; Partner & President, Shereen Travels, Kuwait; Partner, Behbehani Bros., W.L.L, Bahrain; Partner & President, Shereen Real Estate Co.; Partner & President, Behbehani Jeep Motors Co. W.L.L.; Partner & President, Shereen Investment Co; Board & Executive Committee Member, Ahli United Bank K.S.C; Chairman, Kuwait Insurance Co. S.A.K; Partner & President, Shereen Motor Co.W.L.L; Partner & President, Behbehani Automall Co. W.L.L; Partner, Al Mulla & Behbehani Motor Co. W.L.L; Vice Chairman, United Beverage Co; Chairman, Maersk Kuwait Co. W.L.L; Chairman, Maersk Logistics Co. W.L.L.; Former Director, Purchase & Imports, Public Works Dept., Govt. of Kuwait; Former Dy. Chairman, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.; Former Board & Executive Committee Member, Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc; Former Director, Swiss Kuwaiti Bank.; Former Director, UBAF (Hong Kong) Limited.

Mohammed Fouad Al-Ghanim (Independent Director)
Member of the Executive Committee

Director since 29 March 2003, holds a degree in Business Administration from Kuwait University, 1993. Vice Chairman, Fouad Alghanim & Sons Group of Companies, Kuwait; Chairman, AlGhanaem Industrial Company KSC, Kuwait; Member of the Board of Directors, Tamdeen Real Estate Company KSCC, Kuwait; Member of the Supervisory Board, Jet Alliance Holding AG, Austria.; Chairman, Fluor Kuwait Co. KSC, Kuwait .

Abdulla MH Al-Sumait (Non-Executive Director)
Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since 16 May 2001, holds a B.A. in Law from Kuwait University, 1976.

Director, Kuwait Commercial Facilities Company; Director, Ahli United Bank (Egypt) SAE.

Turki Bin Mohammed Al-Khater (Independent Director)
Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since, 29 July 2009, holds a BSC in Economics & Social Science from Portland State University, U.S.A., 1982.

President, General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority, Qatar; Chairman, United Development Co. (UDC) Qatar; Board Member, Masraf Al Rayan, Qatar; Board Member OOredoo, Qatar.

Michael Essex (Independent Director)
Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since, 28 March 2012, holds an Executive Development Program Certificate from Harvard Business School, Boston-USA, 1997, M.A. Public Administration from Carleton University, Ottawa-Canada, 1975, B.A. Economics & Political Science from The University of Western Ontario London- Canada 1972.

Board Member, Member of the Investment Committee, Member of the Investor Prudential Review Committee of Macquarie Bank India Infrastructure Fund; Formerly, International Finance Corporationís Director of Investment & Advisory Operations for the MENA region- 20 Countries, Pakistan to Morocco; IFC-Deputy Director for Global Industry & Service Investments and Senior Risk Supervisor for Asia, Bank of Nova Scotia.

Adnan Al-Marzouq (Independent Director)
Member of the Audit &Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director Since, 25 March 2014. Holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from University of Southern California, 1981.

Managing Director, Al-Marzouq Company for Import & Export, Kuwait; Formerly; Chairman, The Kuwaiti Manager Company, Kuwait; Board Member, Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait; Manager Treasury, Gulf Investment Corporation, Kuwait ; Asst. Manager-Treasury , National Bank of Kuwait.

Adel A. El-Labban (Executive Director)
Executive Committee Member

Director since 30 July 2000. Holds a Masters in Economics (Highest Honors) from the American University, Cairo, 1980, Bachelors in Economics (Highest Honors) from American University, Cairo, 1977 and a General Certificate of Education from London University, 1973.

Group Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Ahli United Bank BSC, Bahrain; Director, Ahli United Bank (UK) PLC; Director, Ahli United Bank KSC, Kuwait; Director, Ahli United Bank (Egypt) SAE, Egypt; Director, Ahli Bank SAOG, Oman; Director, Commercial Bank of Iraq, ; Deputy Chairman, United Bank for Commerce & Investment S.A.C. Libya;, Director Bahrain Association of Banks, Bahrain; Former Chief Executive Officer and Director of the United Bank of Kuwait PLC, UK; Former Managing Director, Commercial International Bank of Egypt; Former Chairman, Commercial International Investment Company, Egypt; Former Vice President, Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, USA; Former Assistant Vice President, Arab Banking Corporation, Bahrain, Former CEO United Bank of Kuwait PLC.

* as of 31 March 2014