Ali Ahmed al-Kuwari

Company: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
Position: Acting CEO

Biography: Following the abdication of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani as emir of Qatar in favour of his son, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, there has been a wave of personnel changes in government ministries and the major arms of state in the private sector.

The removal of finance minister Yousef Kamal, who was also chairman of QNB, resulted in the bank’s CEO, Ali al-Emadi, taking on Kamal’s major roles. Following Al-Emadi’s promotion to finance minister and chairman of QNB, Ali Ahmed al-Kuwari was appointed acting CEO.

Al-Kuwari has more than 25 years of experience in the banking sector, covering sales and marketing, finance, operations, credit, systems analysis and design, and business and product development. Within QNB, he has held several executive positions including executive general manager and chief business officer.

Contact Tel: (+974) 4 440 7777