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Bahrain Financial Harbour appoints second CEO in months

Angus Campbell is hired to ensure waterfront financial city development meets its full potential

Bahrain Financial Harbour appoints second CEO in months

Bahrain Financial Harbour Holding Company (BFHHC) has announced the appointment of Angus Campbell as its new CEO, the second such appointment in a matter of months.

Campbell, who has previously held various senior executive positions in private equity real estate firms in UAE and the UK, is also CEO of the Financial Centre Development Company (FCDC), developers of the integrated waterfront financial city.

He replaces Ahmed Ebrahim Al Moataz who was appointed in August 2014.

Commenting on the appointment, the BFHHC and FCDC board of directors said in a statement: "He brings to the BFH a wealth of international and regional experience. We are confident that his in depth industry knowledge and market insights will add immense value as we work to enable BFH to meet its full potential as the kingdom's premier business hub."

Campbell said: "I look forward to working together with the BFH team who are committed to maintain and manage the buildings to the high standards expected for such a prestige development."

The Financial Centre which comprises the Harbour Towers and Harbour Mall. The Harbour Towers offer in excess of 100,000 sq m in total of grade A office space in two towers over 53 floors.

The Harbour Mall comprises in excess of 22,000 sq m of retail space over 6 floors which links both of the Harbour Towers office buildings on the second floor.

Existing tenants include BNP Paribas, Khaleeji Commercial Bank and GFH as well as a number of Ministries including Transport and Social Development. The Harbour Towers also houses international law firms such as Norton Rose, Baker & McKenzie and Al-Tamimi.

Campbell added: "The BFH is a landmark development and a key component of Bahrain's positioning as the financial heart of Gulf region, and I am looking forward to working closely with the management and staff in order to take the BFH to the next level."

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