BBBF elects new committee
Manama, April 27, 2011
Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) held its annual general meeting (AGM) and elected a new executive committee.
Chairman Khalid Al Zayani gave his annual report at the AGM at the Crowne Plaza, which recapped last year's record-breaking achievements.
New committee members who were elected, include Al Arayedh Group Holding, chairman Nasser Al Arayedh, Hill & Knowlton deputy general manager Julia Atherton-Dandy and BDO consulting partner Peter Petyt.
Amongst the numerous achievements was growing the BBBF's membership to a 439 businessmen and women representing all sectors of business while the BBBF's networking functions also attracted 1,665 people - an increase of 10 per cent and 18 per cent, respectively.
Al Zayani said that the BBBF will focus on increasing the frequency of the functions conducted by it, UK Trade and Investment missions and the BBBF's six special interest groups in 2011 and beyond to provide more networking opportunities for its members.
Al Zayani also stressed that the BBBF will continue its efforts to increase Bahraini membership and the diversity of the group in order to build closer ties amongst Bahrain's business community, and urged all those interested in joining to contact the group directly.-TradeArabia News Service