Mr. Hamad Abdul Mohsen Al Marzouq
Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee
Director since 22 March 2023
Mr. Al Marzouq received his Master’s Degree in International Finance and Business Management from Claremont Graduate University in the U.S. in 1987. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California in the U.S. in 1985.
Mr. Al Marzouq serves as a Board Member of Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) since 2002 and was appointed as Chairman of the Association from 2010 until 2016. Mr. Al Marzouq served as a Board Member of the Kuwait Institute of Banking Studies (KIBS) from 2003 to 2014 and the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) from 2007 until
2016. Mr. Al Marzouq served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Academy for Financial and Banking Sciences from 2004 until 2009 and was a Board Member of the Union of Arab Banks from 2003 until 2010.
Mr. Al Marzouq has a diverse professional experience in Banking and Finance both in Kuwait and abroad spanning more than thirty six years as he has held many prominent positions in various banking, financial and regulatory institutions. Mr. Al Marzouq holds the positions of Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (Kuwait) since 2014 and Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (Turkey) since 2015. He also held the positions of Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) from 2015 until 2023 and Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) from 2015 until 2016.
Mr. Al Marzouq was Vice Chairman then Chairman and Managing Director of Ahli United Bank – Kuwait from 2001 until 2014, and was Vice Chairman of Ahli United Bank – U.K. from 1998 until 2014 and was Vice Chairman of Ahli United Bank – Egypt from 2006 until 2014.Mr. Al Marzouq served as Vice Chairman of Ahli United Bank – Bahrain from 2000 until 2014
and served as Vice Chairman of Ahli Bank – Oman from 2007 until 2014. Mr. Al Marzouq served as Vice Chairman of the Commercial Bank of Iraq from 2006 until 2014. Mr. Al Marzouq served as a Board Member, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Company in Kuwait from 2002 until 2013. He held the position of Vice Chairman of Middle East Financial Investment Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 2009 until 2013 and was Vice Chairman of Ahli Bank in Qatar from 2004 until 2013.
Mr. Al Marzouq previously held several executive positions at the Central Bank of Kuwait including the position of Deputy Manager of the Technical Affairs Office in 1990. In addition, Mr. Al Marzouq served as the Deputy Manager of Financial Control Department from 1992 until 1996 and then served as Manager of Financial Control Department from 1996 until 1998.
Mr. Al Marzouq commenced his professional career as an Investment Officer in the U.S. Equity Portfolios and Derivatives at the Investment Department at Kuwait Investment Company from 1987 until 1990.
36 years of experience in the financial services sector.