Abdul Razak Hassan al-Qassim

Company: National Bank of Bahrain (NBB)
Position: CEO and director

Biography: Abdul Razak Hassan al-Qassim was appointed CEO of NBB on 31 March 2008. NBB is the largest lender in the country, with the largest network of branches. Prior to assuming leadership of the bank, Al-Qassim had been a general manager at NBB for 10 years.

He joined the company in 1977 after starting his career in international banking. He spent the nine years prior to joining NBB with the UK’s Standard Chartered, then Chase Manhattan Bank, now part of the US’ JP Morgan.

Al-Qassim has a master’s degree in management sciences and a Sloan Fellowship from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US. He also sits on the boards of Bahrain Telecommunications Company, the Benefits Company, Eskan Bank and Oasis Capital Bank, and is a board member of the Crown Prince International Scholarship Programme.

Contact tel: (+973) 1 722 8800
Website: www.nbbonline.com