ITHMAAR BANK’S CHAIRMAN, KHALID ABDULLA JANAHI IS A KEY SPEAKER AT “LEADERS IN DUBAI 2006” CONFERENCE
Mr. Khalid Abdulla Janahi, Chairman of Ithmaar Bank, has been invited to participate as a key speaker on the CNN CEO Debate which will be taking place at the “Leaders in Dubai 2006” international conference.
The debate will focus on the challenges of change and the great need for innovation in the region. Mr. Janahi will bring powerful and proven insights to the critical business and economic issues that lie ahead for the region while discussing, through personal experience and a regional perspective, how the region must prepare for a successful future.
Mr. Janahi is the Chairman of Ithmaar Bank and Group Chief Executive of DMI which he joined in 1998. Prior to his current position he was a partner at PriceWaterhouse with over eighteen years of experience in business advisory services in the UK and Middle East. He is currently a member of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, Vice Chairman of the Arab Business Council and a member of the Board of the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM), University of Cambridge, England. He has also served as a member of the Board of the Bahrain Stock Exchange, the Accounting and Auditing Standards Board for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions, the Bahrain Academic Qualification Accreditation Committee and the Public Accounting Standards Setting Committee in Bahrain. He is also Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Shamil Bank of Bahrain, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of FBL, Chairman of FFS and DMI Administrative Services, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Solidarity, Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Leasing Bank and Member of the Board of Directors of FIBE.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Accountancy from the University of Manchester, England (UK) and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.