Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

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Chairman

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Mr. Alghanim  is Chairman of the Board Steering Committee and the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee at Markaz. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) since 2001 and is presently the Chairman of its Finance Committee. He has over 40 years of experience in financial services, asset management, insurance, contracting, and general trading, in the region as well as internationally. He was also the Founding Chairman of the Union of Investment Companies (UIC) from 2004-2009 and is an active member of various NGOs in Kuwait and abroad.

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Vice Chairman

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Mr. Al-Jallal is the Chairman of Markaz’s Board Audit Committee and member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is the Managing Director of Al-Baseet Trading Co. and Partner in Al-Jallal Real Estate Co. He holds a University Degree from Alexandria University.

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Board Member

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Mr. Alshaya is a member of the Board Steering Committee and the Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee at Markaz. He also sits on the board of Alshaya Group, a family business founded in Kuwait in 1890. He has been the CEO of the Trading Division of Alshaya Group since 1989 and is the Chairman of Al Ahleia Insurance Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Kuwait University.

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Board Member

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Mr. Al-Jouan is Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee and a member of the Board Steering Committee and the Board Audit Committee. He is also the Deputy Director-General of Al-Jouan General Trading and Contracting Company, and Board Member of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and National Petroleum Services Co. (NAPESCO). He also serves as Vice–Chairman of Al-Dorra Petroleum Services. Mr. Al-Jouan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Washington University.

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Board Member

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Mr. Alghannam is a member of the Board Risk Management Committee and the Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee at Markaz. He has been a Board Member and the Executive Manager of Kapico Group Holding Co. since 2003 and holds managerial positions in several of its subsidiaries such as Royale Hayat Hospital, Kuwait Auto Parts Imports Co, The National Spare Parts Co, AG Melco Elevator Co., and many others. He is also a Board Member of the Al Ahleia Insurance Company. Mr. Alghannam holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the USA.

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Board Member

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Mr. Hayat is a member of the Board Risk Management Committee at Markaz. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Al-Mehan Holding Company WLL and has been the Chairman of National Petroleum Services Co. (NAPESCO) since 2006. He currently sits on the boards of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and the Industry and the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Loyac, the Industrial Advisory Board to the Australian College of Kuwait, the Real Estate Academic Initiative (REAI) at Harvard University and the Kuwait Society of Engineers. Mr. Hayat has served as the Managing Director of the United Real Estate Company and Deputy Managing Director of the National Real Estate Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami and a master’s degree in project management and finance from Northeastern University, Boston. He has also completed the Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate– Office of Executive Education from Harvard University.

 

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Board Member

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Mr. Aldalali is member of the Board Audit Committee at Markaz and a Partner in Cornerstone Ventures. He has served in several positions at Halliburton Overseas Limited, Kuwait, since 2003. He also served as the Vice President of Moelis & Company at the Dubai International Financial Center. He is a Board Member of Al Mulla International Finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Pennsylvania.