Kuwait Finance House (KFH) new board that includes a lady for the first time in the bank’s history, held its first meeting today where Sameer Al-Nafeesi was elected as chairman and Nabeel Al-Manaei as deputy chairman.
The board thanked former Chairman and Managing Director Bader Al-Mukhaizeem, and applauded his efforts for the past 17 years, where he made significant accomplishments to KFH. The board stressed that such accomplishments reinforced KFH’s local and global status.
The board noted that the coming period will be pivotal, where Islamic banking will witness more momentum and challenges locally and regionally, in light of the increasing importance of Islamic banking services and products that are highly demanded by individuals, companies, and governments in many countries.
The following is the new board:
Sameer Al-Nafeesi, Nabeel Al-Manaei, Ahmed Al-Omar, Eman Al-Humaidan, Khaled Al-Hassoun, Saoud Al-Babtain, Adel Al-Subeih, Essam Al-Rashed, Ali Al-Olaimi, Mohammed Al-Khodeiri, and two substitutes, who are Hamad Al-Omairi and Waleed Al-Houti.