Masaud M. J. Hayat

Chairman

Chief Executive Officer, Banking Sector, Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – Kuwait
Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, United Gulf Bank – Bahrain
Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Tunis International Bank – Tunisia
Chairman, Syria Gulf Bank – Syria
Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Gulf Bank Algeria – Algeria
Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Bank of Bagdad – Iraq
Vice Chairman, FIMBank plc – Malta
Vice Chairman, Royal Capital PJSC – UAE
Board Member, Burgan Bank – Kuwait
Board Member, Jordan Kuwait Bank – Jordan
Board Member, KAMCO Investment Company KSC (Public) – Kuwait
Board Member, North Africa Holding Company – Kuwait Board Member, Mashare’a Al Khair Est. – Kuwait Over 41 years of experience in the financial sector
Degree in Economics, Kuwait University; Diploma in Banking Studies, Institute of Banking Studies, Kuwait

Faisal Hamad M. Al-Ayyar

Vice Chairman

Vice Chairman (Executive), Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – Kuwait
Chairman, Panther Media Group – Dubai – UAE
Vice Chairman, United Gulf Bank – Bahrain
Vice Chairman, Gulf Insurance Group – Kuwait Vice Chairman, Jordan Kuwait Bank – Jordan
Vice Chairman, Mashare’a Al-Khair Est. – Kuwait
Board Member, Saudia Dairy & Foodstuff Co. – Saudi Arabia
Board Member, Gulf Egypt for Hotels & Tourism Co – Egypt
Trustee, American University of Kuwait – Kuwait
Honorary Chairman, Kuwait Association for Learning Differences – Kuwait
Award Winner, Kuwait Financial Forum 2009, for contributions to the Kuwait investment sector and success in global financial markets
Award Winner, Tunis Arab Economic Forum 2007
Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award, Beirut Arab Economic Forum 2007
Recipient of the Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA) Achievement Award in 2005
Over 31 years of experience in the financial sector
Graduated as a fighter pilot with the Kuwait Air Force in the USA

Tariq Abdulsalam

Director

Chief Executive Officer – Investments, Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – Kuwait
Chairman, United Real Estate Company – Kuwait Vice Chairman, Kuwait Clearing Company – Kuwait
Board Member, KAMCO Investment Company KSC (Public) – Kuwait
Board Member, Jordan Kuwait Bank – Jordan
Board Member, Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) – Kuwait
Former Chairman, Burgan Bank – Kuwait
Former Board Member, United Gulf Bank BSC – Bahrain
Former Board Member, Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company – Bahrain
Former Board Member, Gulf Insurance Company – Kuwait
Former Chief Executive Officer, United Real Estate Company – Kuwait
Former General Manager, KAMCO Investment Company – Kuwait
Over 30 years of experience in the financial sector BSc, Accounting, Kuwait University

Sadoun A. Ali

Director

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) – Kuwait
Chairman, United Oil Projects Company – Kuwait Chairman, Insha’a Holding – Kuwait
Board Member, Bank of Baghdad – Iraq Board Member, Burgan Bank – Kuwait
Board Member, United Industries Company – Kuwait Board Member, Advanced Technology Company – Kuwait
Former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, KAMCO Investment Company – Kuwait
Over 28 years of experience in finance and investments
BSc, Management of Financial & Accounting Services, Ashland University Ohio, USA
Diploma, Commercial Science for Banks, Public Authority for Applied Education & Training, Kuwait

Mazen Hawwa

Director

Head of Group Finance & Operations, Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – Kuwait
Advisor to several KIPCO operating subsidiaries Vice Chairman, Takaud Savings & Pensions – Bahrain Vice Chairman, United Networks – Kuwait
Board Member, United Real Estate Company – Kuwait Board Member, North Africa Holding Company – Kuwait Board Member, Assoufid – Netherlands
Board Member, SSH International Group – Kuwait
Board Member, Fajr Al Gulf Insurance Company – Lebanon Over 21 years of experience in the financial sector MBA, HEC Paris, France
Graduate, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Chartered Global Management Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Management Accountant – USA

Mubarak Mohammed Al-Maskati

Independent Director

Chairman of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee
Member of the Board Audit Committee
Board Member, Royal Aviation Company – Kuwait
Former Board Member, Kuwait Projects Company (Holding), and Kuwait Aviation Services Company – Kuwait
Manager of the Amiri Fleet, Amiri Diwan
Over 31 years of experience in the financial sector
BSc, Political Studies and Economics, Pennsylvania State
University, USA

Bader Al Awadi

Independent Director

Member of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee
Independent Director and Chairman of the Board Audit
Committee of Tunis International Bank – Tunisia
Independent Director Assoufid BV – Morocco
Board Member, Manar Interholdings SL – Spain
Founder of Mada Alsharqia Real Estate Development Company, Khobar – Saudi Arabia
Over 31 years of experience in the financial sector
BSc, Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, USA
Completed the General Manager Program, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Completed the Program for Management Development, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Mohammed Haroon

Independent Director

Chairman of the Board Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee
Former Advisor to the Board of Directors, United Gulf Bank BSC – Bahrain
Former Acting Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, United Gulf Bank BSC – Bahrain
Previously served National Bank of Pakistan in Bahrain and in Pakistan, and Investment Corporation of Pakistan, in various management positions
Over 48 years of experience in the financial industry
BSc (Hons), Peshawar University, Pakistan
Diploma in Banking