Nabil Nayef Maroof Appointed CEO of NBK Capital

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Kuwait: April 04, 2021

Mr. Maroof has nearly 30 years of experience in the banking and investment sector, and unparalleled knowledge of the local and international markets through investment management, advisory services, and trading services.

Kuwait – 4 April 2021: NBK Capital announced the appointment of Mr. Nabil Nayef Maroof as CEO of the firm, where his extensive experience and competence in the regional and global markets, makes him the ideal leader to implement the Firm’s strategic plan.

As part of his duties as CEO of NBK Capital, Mr. Maroof, with the Firm’s board of directors and management team, will implement and execute the Firm’s goals and maintain its position as one of the leading investment companies in Kuwait and the region.

Mr. Maroof has nearly 30 years of experience in the banking and investment sector, and unparalleled knowledge of the local and international markets through investment management, advisory services, and trading services. Through his position as CEO of NBK Capital, he will lead the Firm locally and regionally, and supervise the progress of its operations.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Maroof said: “It gives me great pleasure to have the honour of leading the exceptional team at NBK Capital, with world-class professionals capable of navigating all challenges, as I look forward to continuing the company’s journey of success and strengthening its position as a leading investment company in the region.”

Prior to his appointment as CEO of NBK Capital, Mr. Maroof held the position of Deputy CEO for the past six years; during his career, he held many leading positions in the banking and investment sectors. Maroof joined the National Bank of Kuwait in 2001 and held the position of Head of Product Development – Investment Services at NBK and Head of Wealth Management at NBK Capital. Nabil holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance concentration from Boston University, and has participated in many leadership programs in major international universities, including those at Harvard and Wharton University.

NBK Capital is a leading investment company in the region, founded in 2005, with regional and international Assets Under Management of US$6.8 billion and a regional presence in Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Turkey

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