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Board of Directors

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Abdulsalam Mohammed Al-Saleh

Chairman

Mr. Al-Saleh joined the Boubyan Group 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 Boubyan Group, 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.

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Abdullah Al-Najran Al-Tuwaijri

Vice Chairman

Mr. Al-Tuwaiji is a passionate retail banking expert with 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 holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kuwait University, and attended several executive development programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, and other reputable institutions.

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Khalifa Dherar Al-Ghanim

Director

Mr. Al-Ghanim is an Investment banking and Corporate Finance expert with over 8 years of experience in this sector. Mr. Al-Ghanim held several prominent positions which includes Investment Banking and Corporate Finance positions at NBK Capital. In addition to these positions, Mr. Al-Ghanim currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Alghanim International Corp. WLL and as Chairman of Alghanim Healthcare General Trading Co. Mr. Al-Ghanim holds a BS Accounting & Economics from The University of California Santa Barbara.

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Abdullah Ahmed Al-Mehri

Director

Mr. Al-Mehri joined the Boubyan Group 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.

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Mohamed Ibrahim Ismail

Director

Mr. Ismail joined the Boubyan Group 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 a MBA in Finance from Manchester Business School.