Wed 23 Sep 2009 09:47 AM
Murad Ali Murad

Murad Ali Murad

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait

Designation: Chairman

Country: Bahrain

Occupation: Chairman

In addition to being the chairman of
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait

, Murad Ali Murad also holds directorships with

Bahrain Commercial Facilities Co

Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Co

, Housing Bank,
Al Banader Hotels Co

, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance Specific Council, and the Human Resources Development Fund.

He began his career at Bahrain Petroleum Co (BAPCO) in 1958. In 1972, he joined Citibank and two years later moved on to
National Bank of Bahrain

. From 1979 until 1986, Murad was the general manager of Saudi National Commercial Bank (Bahrain OBU).

In 1987, he was appointed the CEO of
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait

where he was also the chairman of

’s subsidiaries: Al Khaleej Islamic Bank, CrediMax, and BBK Financial Services Co. In 2000, Murad was appointed as a member of Supreme National Committee for preparation of National Charter. Following that, he was appointed as a member in the third Shura Council.

He has also served as a board member of the Deposit Protection Board, Economic Development Board, and Bahrain Stock Exchange.