SICO announces new management appointments

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 9 December 2014: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as a conventional wholesale bank, announced today two new senior management appointments.

Mr Anantha Narayanan, who joined SICO in 2008 as Head of Internal Audit, takes over as Chief Operating Officer. With over 24 years’ international experience in audit and risk management in the banking industry, he previously worked for international and regional banks as well as one of the big 4 audit firms.  A Chartered Accountant ,Financial Risk Manager (USA); and an Associate Member of the Institute of Financial Studies (UK); he holds a BSc Honours degree from the University of Manchester, UK.

Mr Wissam Haddad has been appointed Head of Corporate Finance. He has more than 12 years’ experience in conventional and Sharia-compliant investment banking in the GCC, with a particular focus on corporate and structured finance, private equity and advisory. He previously worked with regional banks and holds a BCom degree from Concordia University, Canada.

The full press release in English & Arabic can be downloaded here