Placing trust in their new chairman, Bahrain’s First Energy Bank (FEB) board members voted unanimously to appoint experienced banking professional Khaleefa Omair to fill the position following the previous manager’s departure.
First Energy Bank officials applauded the choice, stating that Omair’s vision aligns with FEB’s long-range views.
Omair brings over 13 years of extensive experience in the financial sector, having dealt with regional markets and served as a leader on a variety of management teams throughout the investment management industry. He is a citizen of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The new chair contributes to board activities for several companies, currently acting as chairman for more than half a dozen entities: KBBO Group, Bin Butti International Holding, Infinite Investment, Travelex, BHS LLC, One Financial Markets and Al Nimr Automotive.
Additionally, Omair is executive chairman for Cosmesurge Emirates Hospital, executive vice chairman of Centurion Investment, and former vice chairman of NMC Health.
Previous chairman Khadem al-Qubaisi stepped down from his position in March. First Energy Bank B.S.C. (FEB) is an Islamic investment bank founded in 2008 and licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain and headquartered in Manama. First Energy Bank offers investors unique opportunities that capitalize on the region’s status as a center for world energy.