Markaz participates in CFA Kuwait 10th Annual Charter Award Ceremony as Platinum Sponsor


Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” is participating as a Platinum Sponsor in the Tenth Annual Charter Award Ceremony of the CFA Kuwait. The ceremony, organized by Chartered Financial Analyst Society (CFA Society), will be held on 20 November at Salwa Al-Sabah Hall, and will be attended by a number of professionals from the financial and investment sector, including Dr. Paul Smith, CFA, President and CEO of the CFA Institute. Dr. Amlan Roy, the renowned Global Chief Retirement Strategist will also participate as a Guest Speaker.

Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO, Markaz said, “First, we would like to seize this opportunity to congratulate the new CFA charter-holders. This reputable certificate will enable them to achieve more success in their careers. Markaz is proud of its continued partnership with the CFA Society, which strive to qualify professional analysts able to apply the best global practices in the local market. Markaz sponsorship to the CFA ceremony, for the eighth time throughout their partnership, falls under Markaz’s integrated strategy for social and economic responsibility, which is based on three main pillars: 1) building human capacity 2) aligning our business environment with the principles of sustainable development 3) Promoting good governance in the business environment.”

Mr. Alhajeri added, “Markaz has always relied on knowledge and education, by building all its investment decisions on research and deep market studies supported by the qualified team members in all its departments. At Markaz, we actively encourage our employees to pursue the prestigious CFA program and other globally accredited professional certifications. We have 13 CFA charter-holders working at Markaz and its subsidiaries, which embodies Markaz commitment to building capacities and enabling them to achieve their ambition and strengthen the workforce market in Kuwait. ”  

CFA has 142,000 members across the world through 140 branches in 159 countries.