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Global Chairperson and Managing Director 
Hisham S. Al-Otaibi
Chairman (Independent)

Mr. Al-Otaibi has long-standing experience in the financial services sector and the supervisory field and enjoys technical and managerial competencies.
He is currently the Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Contracting & Marine Services Company, a company specialized in marine and oil contracting services and maintenance works. He served as a member of the boards of several companies and advisory boards and held leadership positions in the public and private sectors, including director of Kuwait Stock Exchange from 1987 till 1998. He was appointed minister of trade and industry between 1998 and 1999.
Mr. Al-Otaibi graduated with a BSc degree in Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, USA.

Global Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer 

Maha K. Al-Ghunaim
Vice Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Al-Ghunaim has over 31 years of experience in the financial services sector with primary focus on asset management and investment banking. She served on the board of several regional companies and advisory boards and held several senior positions. She founded Global in 1998 with other distinguished members and has been managing the company since then.
Mrs. Al-Ghunaim holds BS in Mathematics from San Francisco State University, California, USA. She received notable regional and international recognitions.  
Global Chairperson and Managing Director 
Ibrahim Saad

Mr. Saad has a broad-based investment and private equity experience of over 18 years (out of a total of 24 years). He served on the board of several companies and advisory boards and held several senior positions at regional and international financial institutions the last was the CEO and Board Director of Paladin Capital (Middle East) Limited, in Dubai, UAE.
Mr. Saad holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, with a concentration in Finance and Applied Economics, and a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. more     
Global Board Members - Hamad Tarek Al-Homaizi  
Hamad T. Alhomaizi
Independent Director

Mr. Alhomaizi has extensive experience in private equity, hedge funds, real estate and startups. He served on the board of several regional companies and has worked in various capacities and founded a number of successful ventures.
Mr. Alhomaizi holds a BS in Computer Science and Business Administration from The George Washington University, USA. more    


Abdul Wahab Al-Halabi

Mr. Al-Halabi has over 19 years of experience in the fields of executive management, corporate financial and advisory with focus on restructuring, M&A and valuations.
He is the Group Chief Investment Officer of Meraas Holding, a leading UAE based developer where he is responsible for the group's capital markets, investments, funding and finance functions. Abdul wahab is also responsible for the group's strategy. more    
Bassam Yammine

Mr. Yammine has vast experience in investment banking and private equity.
He is the CEO of Excelsa Development Holding, a diversified investment holding company. Excelsa invests in operating companies active in the real estate, oil & gas, and manufacturing sectors in Africa, the Middle East, and North America. more   
Ali Ojjeh

Ali Ojjeh is the managing partner of The Capital Partnership (Ltd).  Mr. Ojjeh brings an extensive understanding of the financial markets with specific expertise in the energy and technology sectors. He is the chair of the firm’s executive and investment committees.
Prior to co-founding TCP in 1998, he worked in various departments at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York, including Equity Research, Equity Trading, Equity Proprietary Trading and Principal Investments. In 1996, he relocated to Morgan Stanley in London where he managed client portfolios at Morgan Stanley Asset Management. more    




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