Board of Directors

Hamad Mishari Al-Humaidhi (Non-Executive Director)
Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee

Chairman since 31 March 2015, holds a Bachelor of Art (Law) degree from University of Kuwait, 1975.

Chairman, Ahli United Bank (UK) plc; Chairman, Ahli United Bank Limited, Dubai; Director General, The Public Institution for Social Security, Kuwait; Chairman, Wafra Intervest Corporation; Chairman, Kuwait Medical City, Kuwait. Formerly: Deputy Director General, The Public Institution for Social Security, Kuwait ; Legal Advisor, National Bank of Kuwait; Legal Department Manager, Administration Department Manager, Legal Researcher in Legal Department, The Public Institution for Social Security, Kuwait ; Legal Researcher, The Civil Service Commission.

43 years of experience covering financial services (social security), legal, and real estate sectors.

Rashed Ismaeel Al-Meer (Non-Executive Director)
Deputy Chairman of the Board and a 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.

Deputy Chairman, Ahli United Bank (UK) plc; Director; Ahli United Bank Limited, Dubai; Chairman, Osool Assets Management Co.; Chairman, Solidarity Group Holding Co.; Chairman, Al Ahli Real Estate Co. SPC, Bahrain; Board Member, Social Insurance Organisation, Bahrain; Formerly: Director General, Pension Fund Commission; Asst. Undersecretary for Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance & National Economy; Asst. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance & National Economy; Director of Investment, Central Bank of Bahrain; Chairman of Esterad Investment Co., Vice Chairman and Chairman of Executive Committee, National Bank of Bahrain; Board Member, Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco); Board Member, Gulf International Bank; Board Member, Gulf Investment Corporation, Board Member, Arab Investment Co.; Board Member, General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) and Chairman, Audit Committee.

40 years of experience covering financial services and national economic sectors.

Mohammad Jassim Al-Marzooq (Non-Executive Director)
Deputy Chairman of the Board and a Member of the Executive Committee and the Compensation Committee

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

Deputy Chairman of Ahli United Bank Limited, Dubai, Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee of Ahli United Bank Limited, Dubai; Chairman, Tamdeen Holding Group, Kuwait; Deputy Chairman & Member of the Executive Committee- Ahli United Bank – Bahrain; Chairman, Tamdeen Shopping Centers Co., Kuwait; Chairman, Tamdeen Bahraini Real Estate Co., Bahrain; Honorary Chairman of Arabian Horse Centre (Kuwait State Stud), Kuwait; and Member of the Board of trustees of Al-Hareer & Islands Authority. Formerly: Member, The Supreme Council for planning and Development, Kuwait; Chairman of the Board of Trustees Arabian Horse Centre (Kuwait State Stud)- Kuwait; CEO, Tamdeen Real Estate Co.; Chairman and CEO, Tamdeen Real Estate Co.; Board Member, Global Omani Development & Investment Co., Sultanate of Oman; Board Member, Al Maalem Holding Co., Bahrain; Board Member, Fateh Al Khear Holding Co., Kuwait; Board Member, Ahli United Bank – Bahrain; Deputy Chairman, Tamdeen Shopping Centers Co., Kuwait;Vice Chairman, Tamdeen Investment Co., Kuwait; Board Member, Ahli United Bank (Former Bank Of Kuwait and Middle East)- Kuwait; Board Member, AlAhli Bank of Kuwait. Kuwait; Board Member, Kuwait National Cinema Co., Kuwait; Board Member of Arab Financial Consulting Co., Kuwait; Chairman and Managing Director, Tamdeen Real Estate Co., Kuwait; CEO, Real Estate Investment Fund, Kuwait; and Board Member, The Public Warehousing Co., Kuwait.

26 years of experience, covering financial services and real estate sectors.

Mohammad Fouad Al-Ghanim (Non-Executive Director)
Member of the Executive Committee

Director since 29 March 2003, holds a degree, in Business Administration from Kuwait University, 1993.

Chairman, Ahli United Bank (Egypt) SAE; Chairman, Fluor Kuwait Co. KSC, Kuwait; Board Member, Ahli United Bank Limited, Dubai; Board Member, Tamdeen Real Estate Company KSCC, Kuwait; Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Fouad Alghanim & Sons Group of Companies, Chairman, AlGhanaem Industrial Company KSC, Kuwait; Member of the Supervisory Board, Jet Alliance Holding AG, Austria.

28 years of experience covering financial services, manufacturing, trading, real estate and contracting sectors.

Adnan Al-Marzouq (Independent Director)
Member of the Executive Committee

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

Chairman, Al-Marzouq Company for Import & Export, Kuwait; Board Member, Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc.; Formerly: Vice Chairman, Rouyah Investment & Leasing Co., Kuwait; 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.

35 years of experience covering financial services and real estate sectors.

Abdulghani M.S.Y Behbehani (Independent Director)
Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee

Director since 29th March 2016. Holds a Bachelor of Science-Mechanical Engineering from Kuwait University, 1984.

Chairman, Noor Jordan Kuwait Financial Investment Co., Jordan; Vice Chairman, Noor Financial Investment Co. KSCC, Kuwait; Chairman, Hotels Global Group, Jordan; Director, Mohammad Saleh & Reza Yousuf Behbehani Co. W.L.L, Kuwait; Director, Behbehani Capital Co. for Selling & Purchasing Shares & Bonds W.L.L, Kuwait; Board Member, Noor Telecommunications Co. KSCC, Kuwait; Board Member, Al-Alfain Printing, Publishing & Distribution Co. KSCC, Kuwait; Board Member, Kuwait Insurance Co. SAK; Board Member United Beverage Co. KSCC, Kuwait; Former Board Member, Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait KSCP.

34 years of experience covering financial services, trade, engineering and real estate sectors.

Ahmad Ghazi Al-Abduljalil (Non-Executive Director)
Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since, 29 March 2016. Holds a Master's Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, School of Business, 2009; Certified Investment and Derivatives Auditor, 2009; Certified International Financial Accountant, 2014; Certified Professional Internal Auditor, 2015; Certified Merger & Acquisition Specialist, 2016; Investment Diploma from American University of London, 2009; Bachelor of Political Science from Kuwait University, 1999; Associate’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, School of Business, 2008.

Financial Advisor to Director General, The Public Institution for Social Security, Kuwait; Board Member, Petro Link Holding Co. (K.S.C.C), Kuwait; Board Member, Kuwait Medical City Co. (K.S.C.C), Kuwait. Formerly: Advisory Board Member, Markaz Real Estate Fund, Kuwait; Board Member, Al Salmiya Group for Enterprise Development Co. (K.S.C.C), Kuwait; Chairman, United Marketing and Organizing Exhibitions (K.S.C.C), Kuwait; Vice Chairman, Arab Gulf Company for Food & Supermarket (S.A.K.C), Kuwait.

19 years of experience covering financial services, trading, real estate and manufacturing sectors.

Abdullah Al Mudhaf (Independent Director)
Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since 29 March 2018. Holds a Bachelor Degree in Arts Business Administration (E-Commerce & Info System) from Seattle University USA, 2005.

Managing Director and Partner, AM Holding Group; Executive Director, Ruby’s Café Restaurant Management and Catering Services, Kuwait; Executive Director, Al Adan Coast Restaurant Management, (Kuwait); Formerly: Independent Board Member, YIACO Medical Company, Kuwait; Senior Director, International Brokerage Division, Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Company (KMEFC), Kuwait.

12 years of experience covering financial services and Entrepreneur - Private Sector Development.

Mahmoud Difrawy (Independent Director)
Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since 29 March 2018. Holds a BA Degree in Arts (Economics) from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA (1979).

Formerly: Independent Director, Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain; Executive Director, Difrawy Financial Consulting Ltd., (U.K.); Managing Director & Vice Chairman, MENA Region, J.P Morgan, London; Managing Director Middle East Region, Chase Manhattan Bank, Bahrain; Middle East Area Head Gulf International Bank, Bahrain; Vice President, Citicorp Investment Bank, Bahrain; and Vice President Citibank/SAMBA, Saudi Arabia.

40 years of experience covering financial services.

Jamal Abdel Razzaq Al-Naif (Independent Director)
Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and Nominating Committee

Director since 29 March 2018. Holds a Bachelor Degree in Science (Economics) from Bradley University, USA (1980).

Regional Head for Middle East, Africa & Central Asia, Pictet Asset Management, Dubai; Formerly: Managing Partner, Safanad SA DIFC, UAE; Managing Director,Head of Credit Suisse Asset Management MENA, Dubai; Member of CS MENA Operating Committee; Managing Director, Citi Alternative Investments, (London); Founder and Managing Partner Al-Naif Consulting, Amman, Jordan;Head of Middle East Fixed Income Sales, Lehman Brothers, London; Head of Fixed Income Sales Europe & Middle East, Head of Emerging Market Sales, Member of Citibank Global Capital Markets Management Committee, Head of UK Fixed Income Sales, Citibank N.A. (London); Assistant Vice President Head of Treasury Marketing Unit, Citibank Bahrain.

37 years of experience in financial service sector.

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

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; First Deputy Chairman, Ahli Bank SAOG, Oman; Deputy Chairman, United Bank for Commerce & Investment S.A.C. Libya; Deputy Chairman, Middle East Financial Investment Co, Saudi Arabia; Director, Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc; Director, Ahli United Bank KSCP, Kuwait; Director, Ahli United Bank Limited, UAE; Director, Bahrain Association of Banks, Bahrain;

Formerly: Deputy Chairman, Commercial Bank of Iraq,; Deputy Chairman, Ahli United Bank (Egypt), Chief Executive Officer and Director, United Bank of Kuwait PLC, UK; Managing Director, Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE; Chairman, Commercial International Investment Company, Egypt; Vice President, Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, USA; Assistant Vice President, Arab Banking Corporation, Bahrain; Director, Bahrain Stock Exchange; Director, Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Co, Kuwait.

39 years of experience in financial service sector.