Sameer AlWazzan appointed as new CEO of Bahrain National Holding
Mr. Sameer AlWazzan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain National Holding (BNH) & its subsidiaries Bahrain National Insurance (bni) & Bahrain National Life Assurance (bnl) effective January 1, 2014.
“With Sameer we have found a strong leader with outstanding experience and a successful track record in the insurance industry. I am convinced that he can significantly contribute to the further growth of our business,” said Mr. Farouk Almoayyed, Chairman of BNH.
Mr. AlWazzan is an internationally recognized veteran of Insurance Industry with over 32 years of experience in the same domain. AlWazzan held various senior management roles such as CEO of Al Khazna Insurance Company – UAE, CEO of Solidarity Group, General Manager – Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company, General Manager – UNITAG Group and General Manager – National Insurance Company. Mr. AlWazzan was a founder of the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA) and served as Chairman of the Board for 2 consecutive years 1986 and 2008. In 2009, Mr. AlWazzan was also awarded the honor of Best Insurance Man of the Middle East by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).
“I am honored to take on the role of Chief Executive Officer of BNH and look forward to leading our firm forward. BNH has an excellent track record in bringing innovation to the market, with a clear focus on research and development as well as a passion and dedication we’ll carry on to seek new opportunities for growth and innovation.” said Mr. Sameer AlWazzan.
Manager – Corporate Communications
Telephone: (+973) 17587 300
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Bahrain National Holding B.S.C.,
P.O. Box 843, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain