Samer Subhi Khanachet
Group Chief Operating Officer
Mr Khanachet joined KIPCO as General Manager in 1990. He moved to the United States in 1991 to head United Gulf Management, KIPCO’s US subsidiary, and identify strategic resources to support KIPCO’s activities in financial services, media and other sectors across the MENA region. He was appointed KIPCO’s Group Chief Operating Officer in 2008. He is Chairman of Takaud Savings & Pensions and a Board member of Burgan Bank, United Gulf Bank and United Real Estate. He holds board and committee positions with the American University of Kuwait and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds two BSc degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard University.