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Bader bin Nasser Al-Kharafi
Vice Chairman of the Board

Bader Al-Kharafi was appointed as Vice Chairman of Zain KSA in October 2015. Within Zain, he has held several key positions, most notably serving as Vice Chairman of Zain Group, Kuwait since February 2014, and Group CEO since March 2017, after having joined the Group’s Board of Directors in April 2011.He is a board member of Atheer Telecommunications Iraq (Zain Iraq) and Managing Director of Al-Khatem Telecommunications Company, an Iraq-based joint-stock company since September 2013 and Vice-Chairman of Zain Sudan.

Additionally, Mr. Al-Kharafi is also the Chairman of the Board of the Executive Committee, Member of the Board of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Kuwait Stock Exchange Company; Vice-Chairman of Kuwait based Gulf Cables & Electrical Industries KSC, and a Board member of Gulf Bank Kuwait, one of the Kuwait’s largest financial institutions. In early 2014, Mr. Al-Kharafi was appointed as a member of the Middle East Advisory Board of Coutts, the wealth division of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Injaz, Kuwait, a non-profit organization aimed at the development of youth in the region.

Mr. Al-Kharafi is currently the Director of Group Executive Committee of Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al Kharafi & Sons since 2003 (Kuwait) and Chairman of National Investments Company, Kuwait.. Mr. Al-Kharafi holds an Executive MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kuwait University.

Bader Bin Nasser Al-Kharafi