In recognition of his academic and professional competencies and his ability to successfully carry out key leadership roles, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) announced that it recently appointed Hesham Ahmad Al-Mubaraki as General Manager of Wholesale Banking, after having served as the Deputy General Manager of the Department since late 2019. In his new role, Al-Mubaraki will lead and develop his team to enhance KIB’s commercial banking services, financing activities, and the various product offerings and financial solutions the Bank provides to local corporate customers.
With his hard-earned wealth of in-depth industry experience, Al-Mubaraki is perfectly poised to head the Wholesale Banking Department at KIB. Beginning his career in the banking sector as a Credit Officer at Ahli United Bank (AUB), he has since served in several leadership positions within the banking industry, prior to joining the team at KIB. Amongst his most noteworthy positions: serving as Deputy General Manager of Local Real Estate Financing at Kuwait Finance House (KFH) and as Executive Manager of the Corporate Banking Group at Boubyan Bank.
Within this vein, KIB remains committed to attracting and retaining distinguished local talents from within Kuwait’s banking sector, continuing to hone and develop their skills to further advance their careers. The decision to appoint Al-Mubaraki to the position of General Manager came as a result of his highly-developed capabilities as a seasoned banker, as well as the impressive expertise he has amassed over the course of a career spanning more than 20 years in wholesale banking, private and corporate financing, and Islamic banking.
Accordingly, KIB is proud to count Al-Mubaraki as the newest member of its senior management team. His appointment comes in line with the Bank’s strategic focus on investing in its human capital and retaining high caliber talent to lead in senior positions; all of which actively contributes to enhancing KIB’s foothold as a leading banking institution.
It serves to note that Al-Mubaraki holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with concentration in Finance, from Kuwait University, as well as a slew of academic and professional certifications from various prestigious international institutions and universities.