12 January 2022
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) recently appointed Mr. Abdulaziz Jawad as Chief of Strategic Planning & Follow-up Unit. In this new role, Mr. Jawad will strengthen the executive management’s leadership team and help accelerate growth through the implementation of the Bank’s long-term strategy.
Mr. Jawad joins ABK with over 15 years of experience, most of which was with Zain Group, with his last position being Group Head of Corporate Finance and Chief Executive Officer (Zain Drone) from 2012 to 2021.
In his previous roles, he has led M&A, business development initiatives and MENA region corporate strategies, and he was responsible for the structuring of the Zain Group subsidiaries and implementation of targeted country-specific initiatives, including the creation of strategic partnerships with industry leaders such as Baker Hughes General Electric.
Prior to Zain Group, he worked with ABK in the Corporate Banking Division and Boubyan Bank in the Credit Risk Division.
Mr. Jawad holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Finance from Kuwait University, an MBA from London Business School and is in the process of obtaining his Doctorate in Business Administration from IE Business School.