Markaz participates in CFA Kuwait 7th Annual Charter Award Ceremony as Platinum Sponsor


Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” is participating as a Platinum Sponsor in the Seventh Annual Charter Award Ceremony of the CFA Kuwait. The ceremony will be held on January 12 at Salwa Al-Sabah Hall. This sponsorship falls under Markaz’s integrated strategy for social and economic responsibility, which is based on three main pillars: 1) building the human resources 2) aligning our business environment with the principles of sustainable development 3) adopting the principles of good governance in business environment.

Mr. Ali Mustafa Abdal – Senior Vice President – Human Resources and Development at Markaz said: “We would like to seize this opportunity to congratulate the new CFA charter-holders and to encourage fund managers, financial advisors and other professionals in the financial sector to join CFA Kuwait, which has been promoting professional and ethical standards in the financial industry. Markaz is proud of its partnership with the society since its inception, the belief in the importance of financial literacy and literary charters, which currently stand out more than ever.”

Mr. Abdal added: “The CFA program is a rigorous graduate level curriculum and is considered the gold standard in the investment management field. It provides an in-depth study of Accounting, Corporate Finance, Equity and Bond valuation, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, Portfolio Management and Ethics. At Markaz, we actively encourage our employees to pursue the prestigious CFA program and other globally accredited professional certifications.”

CFA has 100,000 members across the world through 137 branches in 57 countries.


Photo Caption: Mr. Ali Mustafa Abdal – Senior Vice President – Human Resources and Development at Markaz


About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”

Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz”, established in 1974, is one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region with total assets under management (AUM) of over KD 1.12 billion as of Sep 30th, 2014 (USD 3.89 billion). Markaz was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) in 1997.

For further information, please contact:

Osama Al Musallam
Senior Communications Officer
Media & Communications Department
Kuwait Financial Centre S.A.K. "Markaz"
Tel: +965 2224 8000 ext 1819
Dir: +965 2224 8075
Fax: +965 2241 4499
Email: [email protected]