KUWAIT QATAR INSURANCE COMPANY: QIC Group & Sompo Japan strengthen ties through knowledge exchange programs

As part of its Qatarisation strategy and achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030, QIC Group announced yesterday that it has commenced a knowledge exchange program with leading insurance company Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. (SJNKI) Owing to QIC’s reputation as the leading insurer in the MENA region, last year SJNKI sent its staff to QIC Headquarters in Doha for enhancing technical skills, exchanging experiences and adopting best practices. Read More »

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 »