The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015
Thu 26 Feb 2015 12:00 PM
Shaikha Al Bahar

Shaikha Al Bahar

Industry: Banking and finance

Company: National Bank of Kuwait

Designation: Deputy group CEO

Country: Kuwait

A year into her tenure as deputy group CEO of National Bank of Kuwait, things appear to be going well for Shaikha Al Bahar.

Previously CEO of the National Bank of Kuwait’s home operations, her promotion was a huge vote of confidence and came as part of the lender’s reshuffle following the the departure of long-term group CEO Ibrahim Dabdoub.

Also on the board of the International Bank of Qatar, a director of Mobile Telecommunications Company KSC, vice chairman of Watani Investment Company KSCC, and vice chair of Watani Investment Company KSC, Al Bahar is an important figure in Kuwait’s business landscape.