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Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) Appoints George Richani as Group CEO

1 November 2020

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) Appoints George Richani as Group CEO

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced today the appointment of Mr. George Richani as the Group CEO, to resume his duties as of 1st November 2020, after obtaining the approval of the Central Bank of Kuwait.

Mr. Richani brings with him more than 37 years banking experience. He joined National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) in 1987, and was the CEO of the Group of Overseas Branches and Subsidiaries since 2012, with locations in fifteen countries and in four continents. At National Bank of Kuwait he was a member of numerous management committees and also served as a Board Member of several subsidiaries. He has extensive experience in Treasury Management as well as Capital Market Investment Management and International Credit.

Mr. Richani graduated from the American University of Beirut with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance with honors from the University of London.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Talal Mohamed Reza Behbehani, Chairman of Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Executive Management, we welcome Mr. George Richani to Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait Group. We are certain that he will lead ABK Group towards further progress and growth, and we wish him every success.”

For more information kindly visit eahli.com or contact an ABK customer service agent via ‘Ahlan Ahli’ at 1899899.