Mezzan Holding has a new group chief financial officer

Kuwait-based food and beverage company Mezzan Holding has named Fares Hammami as new group chief financial officer. Hammami served as the investment banking director at NBK Capital, the investment banking arm of National Bank of Kuwait, for the past decade. "Although Fares is a new member to the management team, he is no stranger to Mezzan Holding," Mezzan Holding CEO Garry Walsh said. Read More »

Kuwait, Switzerland agree to strengthen development cooperation

Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, first deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Kuwait, and Swiss Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter agreed to work more closely on development cooperation during recent foreign policy consultations in Bern. They also talked about the Gulf region’s stability and how conflicts must be resolved through dialogue and negotiations. Read More »

Hill International to manage two hospital construction projects in Kuwait

Hill International has been awarded a contract from Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) to provide project and construction management services for two new hospitals being built in Kuwait. The three year contract is worth approximately $13.1 million.Each hospital, to be built in Al Ahmadi and Al Jahra,  will have 300 beds, staff accommodation buildings and parking facilities. Read More »