The Kuwait Chapter was launched in March 2012 with the founding members consisting of Zain, National Bank of Kuwait and KIPCO.
The Chapter board members are together with the Association actively working to gain the support of the Kuwait CMA and Stock Exchange. The membership base in Kuwait is steadily growing as more companies realise the importance of IR.
The Chapter is chaired by Mr Mohammad Abdal, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Zain.
The other current members are:
- Dalal Al Dasouri, Independant member
- National Bank of Kuwait
Mr Abdal joined Zain immediately after graduating and attaining a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Finance & Management Information System from Portland State University in Oregon, USA.Having worked within the IR and corporate communications department in one of the largest telecom companies in the region for the past 11 years, Mohammad Abdal has a great deal of experience and expertise in this area. He was involved in the IPO of MTC (now Zain) on the Kuwait Stock Exchange in 2001 and the sale of Zain’s African operations in June 2010.