Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 26 June 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today the appointment of Ms Najla M. Al Shirawi, following Central Bank of Bahrain approval, to the newly-created post of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. She will continue reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
At its meeting in May, SICO’s Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the CEO’s recommendation for Ms Al Shirawi’s promotion. The Bank’s Chairman, Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, said “The creation of this new position is in line with SICO’s adherence to corporate governance global best practice. As Deputy CEO, Ms Al-Shirawi will add depth and continuity to the Bank’s management team, and play an even closer role in the evolving strategic development of SICO across the GCC region,” added Shaikh Abdulla.