BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Abdullah Rashid Salim Bou-Qammaz

    Chairman

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    • A Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from Miami University. 17 years of experience in executive positions in investment, real estate, financial and contracting companies. Board Member in several investment, financial and industrial companies.

  • Bashar Naser Al-Tuwaijri

    Vice Chairman

    Non Executive Member

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    A Bachelor Degree in Banking and Finance from Kuwait University. Mr. Altuwaijri joined GIH in 2004 and is currently the Acting CEO. Mr. Altuwaijri is also Vice Chairman of Amar Finance and Leasing Co. (Kuwait), Vice Chairman of Mada'in Properties Co.(Dubai), Board member of Inovest Co.(Bahrain). Mr. Altuwaijri is also the Vice Chairman of Majan Development Co.(Oman). From 1996 to 2003, he held several positions at NBK before being appointed Corporate Credit Manager.

  • Hamad Mohamed Al-Saad

    Board Member & CEO

    Executive Member

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    Mr. Hamad Mohamed Al Saad obtained a Bachelor Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of South California – United States of America in 1984. 

    At the beginning, he occupied the position of a Production Manager at the White Blocks Factory affiliated to the National Industries Company. Then, he occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer at Kuwait European Industrial Inspection Company. Later on, he took responsibility of the appraisal management at the Kuwait Small Projects Development Company. He was appointed as the Managing Director at Amar Finance and Leasing Company from 2005 until 2011 when he became the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the Company then he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2013 until the present date.

    We provide you herein below with the names of the companies at which he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors or Chairman of the Board of Directors:

    • Member at the Board of Directors of National Industries Company for Building Materials (since 2005);
    • Member at the Board of Directors ofAmar Finance and Leasing Company (since 2004);
    • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Real Estate Holding Company (since 2004);
    • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Youth Development Company for Civil and Electricity Maintenance (2001 – 2003);
    • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kevin Real Estate Company (1998 – 2001);
    • Member at the Board of Directors of the Saudi Company for Sand Lime Brick and Building Materials (since 1994).

  • Abdul Fatah Mohamed-Rafie Marafi

    Board Member

    Non Executive Member

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    Chairman and Managing Director of Commercial Real Estate Company (31/7/2000 until now) & Chairman of Executive Committee and Corporate Governance Committee (2/6/2012 until now). Board Member and Member of Investment Committee of The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) based on the Fiscal decree (287/2008) on 24/9/2008 (for 3 years). Reappointed as a Board Member and Member of Investment Committee & Member of Audit Committee based on the Fiscal decree (393/2011) on 18/10/2011 (for 3 years). Board Member of Amar Finance and Leasing Company (30/3/2004 until now).

  • Talal Sultan Ali AlShehab

    Board Member

    Independent Member

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    Mr. Talal S. Al.Shehab is currently the assistant CEO in Al- Masar Leasing & Investment Company. Mr Talal graduated from Kuwait University in 1997 with a Degree in Accounting. He began his professional career at the Ministry of Finance in 1997 and then he worked in different positions in Global Investment House in 1999, Bank of Kuwait and Middle East and Warba Investment House in 2005 until he reached the position of Asst. CEO at Am-Masar Leasing and Investment Company.

  • Abdullah Ali Abdullah Alsane

    Board Member

    Non Executive Member

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    A Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Kuwait University. Mr. Alsane joined GIH in 2005 and is currently the Senior Vice President of  Investment. Prior to that, Mr. Alsane worked for the Industrial Bank of Kuwait from 1994 to 2005. Mr. Alsane is also Vice Chairman of Navimar Marine Enterprises Co. (Bahrain), Board Member of Afkar Holding Co. (Kuwait), and Gulf Real Estate Co.(KSA).