Abdulkarim Ahmed Bucheery

Company: Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait
Position: CEO

Biography: Abdulkarim Ahmed Bucheery joined Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) in 2002. Since then he has led the bank’s expansion into Kuwait, Dubai and India. BBK is now one of the largest banks in Bahrain, having grown substantially since it was established in 1971.

Bucheery has more than 30 years of experience in banking and continues to drive BBK’s expansion. In October 2012, the bank announced that its profits for the first nine months of the year had risen by 18.2 per cent, compared to the same period in 2011.

Bucheery is also vice-chairman of Bahrain Credit Facilities, chairman of BBK’s investment arm, Capinnova Islamic Investment Bank, and the local CrediMax, and is a member of the management board of local real estate company Naseej. In 2010, he was appointed chairman of the Bahrain Association of Banks. Bucheery has a degree in economics from Aleppo University in Syria.

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