NBK honours former chief executive
Kuwait, May 4, 2014
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) recently honoured Ibrahim Dabdoub, NBK ex-Group chief executive officer, for his 53 years of excellence at NBK.
The honouring ceremony was attended by Anas Al Saleh, Kuwait Minister of Finance, Dr Mohammad Yousef Al Hashel, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Isam Jassim Al Sager, NBK Group chief executive officer, Shaikha Khaled Al Bahar, deputy Group CEO along with other senior officials and clients.
Nasser Al Sayer, expressed his and NBK’s Board of Directors’ appreciation to Dabdoub for his accomplishments at NBK, highlighting his contributions to the bank’s success for the past 53 years.
“Dabdoub will remain a figure for NBK and Arab Banking in general,” said NBK’s vice chairman Al Sayer. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank him for the passion, dedication and loyalty to NBK.
“Since his appointment as the CEO and even earlier in his different roles since joining the bank in 1961, Dabdoub played a major role in transforming the bank into a well-established regional financial institution. NBK will continue to strengthen its leading position both locally and regionally, building on its strong reputation and long track record of solid performance and remarkable achievements,” he added.
“Dabdoub has been an inspirational leader for many generations. He has over the years served NBK unconditionally, devoting his life to build a well-recognized organization, both domestically and internationally, with over $70 billion in assets and a presence in 16 countries,” Al Sager said.
Dabdoub, on the other hand, expressed his gratitude and appreciation to NBK’s Board of Directors for their trust and support over the years for him and for all the Executive Management team.
Dabdoub retired in March, stepping down from his post as NBK Group CEO. He joined NBK in 1961 right after his graduation and has never served elsewhere during his career life. He joined the bank as a junior officer and advanced through the years in different positions till becoming CEO in 1983. – TradeArabia News Service