NBK Group appoints Salah Al Fulaij as CEO of NBK- Kuwait

January 14, 2015 11:15 am

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Group has announced the appointment of Salah Al Fulaij as the new Chief Executive Officer of NBK- Kuwait.

Al Fulaij had been the CEO of NBK Capital, NBK’s investment banking arm, since 2007. Al Fulaij enjoys an extensive experience in banking and finance as he has joined NBK in 1985 and held several key positions at the bank since then. Prior to joining NBK Capital, he was the General Manger of Investment and Treasury Group. Al Fulaij is also a member of several Executive committees at NBK Group.

Isam Al Sager, NBK Group CEO said that the appointment of Salah Al Fulaij as the CEO of NBK- Kuwait affirms the stability of NBK’s management team and reflects the bank’s successful succession planning. It also represents a milestone in our efforts to achieve our strategic goals.

Al Sager added that Al Fulaij is one of NBK’s top management calibers who contributed to NBK’s success and to its transformation to becoming one of the leading regional banks. For over 30 years at NBK, Al Fulaij successfully led many businesses building a long track record of achievements. He also led NBK Capital to become a leading investment firm in the region. We extend our full support for him to achieve the bank’s future ambitions and maintain its market share in all business lines.

Al Fulaij expressed his gratitude for being appointed as the CEO of NBK-Kuwait. “I will be closely working with my colleagues at the Executive Management to strengthen NBK’s leading position in Kuwait. NBK enjoys a clear strategy and a strong vision that will enable it to continue leading the Kuwaiti market leveraging its large pool of calibers and exceptional quality staff.

Al Fulaij holds an MBA and Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Miami, United States of America. He has participated in a number of Executive Programs at Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University.

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