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Adel Abdul Wahab Al-Majed

Vice-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Al-Majed joined Boubyan Bank in August 2009, and has more than 36 years of banking experience. He worked previously for the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) where he held leadership positions, including Deputy Chief Executive Officer and General Manager - Consumer Banking Group. Mr. Al-Majed graduated from the University of Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and attended various executive management development programs at various universities, including Harvard, Wharton and Stanford.

Abdulla Al-Najran Al-Tuwaijri

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Al-Tuwaijri joined Boubyan Bank in December 2011 and has more than 29 years of banking experience, including 23 years at NBK. During his time with NBK, he held different leadership roles in retail banking in Kuwait and London. Mr. Al-Tuwaijri got his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kuwait University, and attended several executive development programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, and other reputable institutions.

Abdul-Salam Mohammed Al-Saleh

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Al-Saleh joined Boubyan Bank in October 2012, and has more than 30 years of banking experience. He worked for 18 years at NBK, where he gained experience in Financial Control and Corporate Banking; and his last position was the Head of Domestic Corporate Banking. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked over 7 years for National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) as the Regional Manager of its branch in Kuwait. Mr. Al-Saleh got his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kuwait University, and attended various executive management development programs over the course of his career.

Waleed Khalid Al-Yaqout

General Manager - Administration Group

Mr. Al-Yaqout joined Boubyan in February 2010, and has more than 36 years of banking experience. His previous position was General Manager – Administration and Human Resources Group at NBK. Mr. Al-Yaqout graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Ashland in USA, and participated in various executive management development programs at Harvard, Wharton, Stanford and Columbia.

Adel Abdullah Al-Hammad

General Manager - Human Resources Group

Mr. Al-Hammad joined Boubyan Bank in December 2006, and has more than 34 years of experience in Human Resources Management, out of which 23 years were at NBK, where he held several key positions, the last of which was the Head of Human Resources. Mr. Al-Hammad graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kuwait University, and attended several executive management development programs at Harvard and Stanford.

Abdullah Ahmed Al-Mehri

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Al-Mehri joined Boubyan Bank in January 2019 and has around 20 years of experience in banking sector. Prior to Boubyan, he was the head of the “Off-site Supervision Department” at the Central Bank of Kuwait. He worked earlier in the Corporate Banking as Executive Manager at National Bank of Abu Dhabi in Kuwait and Senior Manager at National Bank of Kuwait. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the American University of Cairo and a master’s degree in business administration from the Maastricht University in Kuwait; he attended as well various executive management development programs at Harvard.

Ashraf Abdallah Sewilam

General Manager – Corporate Banking Group

Mr. Sewilam joined Boubyan Bank in 2013, and has over 24 years of experience in banking sector. Before joining Boubyan, Mr. Sewilam was CEO of Al Rajhi Bank-Kuwait. He occupied the position of the CEO of UBCI (a subsidiary of Ahli United Bank (AUB) in Libya) and was a Deputy CEO for Corporate and Treasury at AUB in Kuwait. He worked as well for 10 years at NBK, where he progressed in several managerial positions, the last of which was Executive Manager. Mr. Sewilam holds bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cairo University.

Neven Raic

General Manager – Consumer Banking Group

Mr. Raic joined Boubyan Bank in August 2018 and has more than 25 years of experience in banking, particular in retail banking. He has held executive positions in various international banks, both in Europe and Middle East. In addition, Mr. Raic has also held several non-executive or supervisory board roles at various financial services institutions. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law.

Abdul Rahman Hamza Mansour

General Manager - Internal Audit

Mr. Hamza joined the Bank in year 2006 and has more than 35 years of professional experience with financial institutions. Prior to joining Boubyan, he held a position as Audit Manager at Kuwait Investment Authority, and worked before that at Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait. Mr. Hamza holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Mohamed Ibrahim Ismail

General Manager – Financial Control Group

Mr. Ismail joined Boubyan Bank in 2005 and has about 22 years of banking and financial services experience. He started his career as an external auditor with Deloitte & Touche and then Ernst & Young. In the course of his career, he worked at Kuwait Finance House and Gulf Investment House. Mr. Ismail is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and holds MBA in Finance from Manchester Business School.

Majed Fanous

General Manager – Financial Control Group

Mr. Fanous joined Boubyan Bank in February 2018; he has over 30 years of experience in banking, risk management, and financial regulations. Before joining Boubyan, he was the lead partner of the Risk and Regulatory practices of Ernst & Young in the UK and MENA. Prior to this, he was the lead partner of the Finance and Performance Managed (FPM) of Accenture’s UK/Ireland. Mr. Fanous holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cairo University.

Adel Rashed Al-Mutairi

Assistant General Manager - Treasury Services

Mr. Al-Mutairi joined the Bank in 2015 and has over 15 years of experience in banking sector, mainly in treasury services. Prior to joining Boubyan, he held the position as the Vice President of Treasury at Warba Bank. Mr. Al-Mutairi holds a bachelor’s degree in Education – Mathematics; he attended executive management programs at Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School.