Rising Through the Ranks

by BTM

Thu, 28 April 2022

Bahrain Business News says Rising Through the Ranks

GFH Financial Group B.S.C has announced that Ghazi Al Hajeri has been appointed as Chairman of the Group. Mr. Al Hajeri has served on the Board of GFH since 2017 and as Vice Chairman since July 2021 and succeeds Jassim Al-Seddiqi. Assuming the position of Vice Chairman is Edris Al Rafi.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Al Hajeri says: “I feel very privileged to take on this role as GFH continues to successfully execute its strategy, diversify its business lines and expand its international presence and portfolio of investments. The Group has effectively navigated challenging global market conditions and strengthened the foundations upon which it will continue to deliver value for shareholders and investors.”

Mr. Al Hajeri has more than 21 years of experience in the investment industry and is the CEO of Wafra International Investment Company, a Kuwait-based asset management company with USD7 billion in AUM. Prior to that, he was Deputy CEO at Touristic Enterprises Co., an entity owned by the Kuwait Investment Authority and the oldest and largest provider of recreation and entertainment in the State of Kuwait.