Aluminium Bahrain's (Alba) Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Ali Al Baqali as the Chief Executive Officer of the company with immediate effect.
Alba Chairman Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa said: “With Mr Al Baqali as the realm of Alba in this next chapter of growth, our company is better positioned for further success.”
Al Baqali said: “Despite a weak market sentiment, we have made 2019 an exceptional year by focusing on what we control best at all times: safety, production and cost. It is an honour and privilege to serve Alba as the chief executive officer and I look forward to work together with Alba’s Board of Directors as we go beyond Line 6. I also want to thank all Alba employees and contractors for a great 2019 and look forward to more accomplishments.”
Al Baqali has been part of the Alba family for more than two decades and brings years of leadership and honed experience from within the company. As a Bahraini who grew from within Alba, Al Baqali believes that Alba’s growth and success depend heavily on the company’s entrenched principles on Safety, Development of Human Capital, Social and Civic Responsibility as well as Community Development.
Al Baqali is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), UK; Board member of the International Aluminum Institute (IAI), Injaz, Saint Christopher’s School and Tenmou, the first Bahraini Business Angels Company. Ali holds a B Sc. degree in accounting from the University of Bahrain and an MBA from the French Arabian Business School - ESSEC. - TradeArabia News Service