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14 Jun 2018

Family Business Council – Gulf (FBCG) welcomes new Chairman

[via Arab Times]

Kuwait City, Kuwait, 14 June 2018: The Family Business Council – Gulf (FBCG), the leading membership organisation for GCC family businesses, has announced the appointment of Omar K. Alghanim as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Omar K. Alghanim will succeed H.E. Abdulaziz Abdulla Al Ghurair, the founder of the organisation who served as Chairman of the board since April 2013. H.E. Al Ghurair will continue to sit on the board to support the organisation and provide advisory support on the strategic direction.

Commenting on the announcement H.E. Abdulaziz Abdalla Al Ghurair said: “We are proud of the Family Business Council – Gulf’s accomplishments over the last five years. With the support of the Board of Directors and FBCG founding members, we have built an organisation capable of effectively addressing the challenges of GCC family businesses.”

H.E. Al Ghurair added: “With a clear vision in place, an exciting future lies ahead for the organisation. We welcome our new Chairman to continue this journey, and we wish him all the best in shaping the future of FBCG.”

Mr. Omar K. Alghanim, CEO of Alghanim Industries and Chairman of Gulf Bank, has served as a board member of FBCG, and has been part of the executive committee of the board since the organisation’s establishment in 2013.

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