ABOUT US

KIPCO’s operations extend across the Middle East and North African region, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arabian Sea. With holdings in sectors such as financial services, media, manufacturing and real estate, KIPCO Group comprises over 60 companies and employs over 16,000 people in 24 countries. Founded in 1975, KIPCO has since become one of the MENA region’s most successful companies.

KIPCO’s primary business sectors are financial services and media. In financial services, KIPCO Group companies include Burgan Bank Group – one of the region’s biggest banking groups with operations in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Malta, Tunisia and Turkey. KIPCO also has a majority holding in Gulf Insurance Group – one of the region’s biggest insurance groups – with operations in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Syria.

In the media sector, KIPCO has majority ownership of OSN – the region’s biggest and most successful pay-TV company – which broadcasts high quality Arabic, English and Filipino content using the latest technology.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SHEIKH HAMAD SABAH AL AHMAD AL SABAH
CHAIRMAN

FAISAL HAMAD AL AYYAR
VICE CHAIRMAN (EXECUTIVE)

ABDULLAH YACOUB BISHARA
BOARD DIRECTOR

SHEIKH ABDULLAH NASSER SABAH AL AHMAD AL SABAH
BOARD DIRECTOR

SHEIKHA FUTTOUH NASSER SABAH AL AHMAD AL SABAH
BOARD DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

FAISAL HAMAD AL AYYAR
Vice Chairman (Executive)
SAMER SUBHI KHANACHET
Group Chief Operating Officer
TARIQ MOHAMMAD ABDULSALAM
Chief Executive Officer, Investment
PINAK MAITRA
Group Chief Financial Officer
KHALED ABDUL JABBAR AL SHARRAD
Group Chief HR & Admin Officer, Board Secretary
ERIC SCHUMACHER
Group Treasurer
MOHSEN ALI HUSSAIN
Group Chief Audit Executive
MAZEN ISSAM HAWWA
Deputy Group Chief Operating Officer
JOE KAWKABANI
Group Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer
ADEL JASEM AL WAQAYAN
Treasurer - SVP
OSAMA TALAT AL GHOUSSEIN
Senior Vice President, Banking
TAWFIQ AHMAD AL JARRAH
Executive Director - Hessah Al Mubarak District
EMAN MOHAMMAD AL AWADHI
Group Communications Director

CONSULTANT

 

ROBERT DROLET
Legal Consultant

       SECTORS

KIPCO’s holdings in the financial services sector include commercial banks, investment banks, asset management, insurance and pension companies. KIPCO Group companies offer a range of products and services for retail, small business and corporate customers. KIPCO’s core companies in the financial services sector are:

KIPCO’s investments in the media and technology sector include OSN – the region’s leading pay-TV broadcaster – and companies offering radio, online data, satellite and internet services. KIPCO’s core companies in the media & technology sector are:

KIPCO’s operations in the real estate and construction sector offer corporate clients and private investors opportunities to invest, sell, or lease commercial properties in the Middle East and North Africa, the UK and the USA. KIPCO’s presence in property development and management includes commercial, residential and hotel operations throughout the MENA region. KIPCO’s core companies in the real estate sector are:

KIPCO’s holdings in the educational sector include university, high school, elementary and KG level facilities in Kuwait. KIPCO believes the provision of private education offers substantial growth potential both in Kuwait and across the region. KIPCO’s investments in this sector includes:

KIPCO’s investments in the manufacturing sector include companies involved in dairy, food and beverage production and specialized services for the energy sector. These companies operate in Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. KIPCO’s core companies in the manufacturing sector are:

KIPCO’s investments in the management and advisory service sector include companies that provide expertise in direct investment, finance, private placement, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives and corporate restructuring. These services are used by Group companies and external clients. KIPCO’s core companies in the Management & Advisory sector are:

DISCLAIMER

Recognize Fraud, identity theft and Email Scams

It has come to KIPCO’s notice that there are fraud emails in different forms being circulated in attempts to deceive those who believe them. These emails might sometimes be identity theft emails, imitating KIPCO management, staff or other KIPCO related areas. We request you not to believe, open any links or reply to these emails.

KIPCO is not responsible in any way, financial or other, and is not to be held reliable for any fraud or scam emails being sent from any server other than www.kipco.com. And will not be responsible for any employment offers, commitments or other requests being made by such emails.

We request you to kindly take the necessary steps to identify the legitimacy of emails you receive. And to email us on kipco@kipco.com when you receive phishing emails though forwarding the message to us with the complete header information and will reply with information regarding the authenticity of the received.

We thank you for your co-operation.