CFA Bahrain Society appoints new President and Board of Directors

Published November 26th, 2009 - 02:23 GMT

CFA Bahrain, the Kingdom’s pre-eminent association for local investment professionals consisting of portfolio managers, investment advisors, educators and other financial professionals, has today announced its new board of directors.

CFA Bahrain, part of a global network of over 136 affiliated professional societies affiliated to CFA Institute in 57 countries and territories, has appointed a host of well known and highly respected professionals from within the local banking and investment industries, as well as from the academic community.  Its new and distinguished board reflects both the missions of CFA Institute and CFA Bahrain to maintain the highest standards of professional excellence and integrity amongst investment professionals working within the Kingdom.

The new members of the board are:
• Khalil Nooruddin, CFA, President 
• Lamees T. Al-Baharna, CFA, Vice President
• Palani Alagappan, CFA, Treasurer
• Sowmya V. Ramkumar, CFA, Member
• Sachin Swrikar, CFA, Member
• Iftikhar Ali, CFA, Member

Mr. Khalil Nooruddin, President of CFA Bahrain, said:  “I am honored to be elected as President of the CFA Bahrain Society and look forward to working with all my colleagues as we continue to manage and maintain the very high standards of professionalism we expect from Bahrain’s investment community.”

He adds: “We continue to be involved in every aspect of the investment community here in Bahrain, working alongside our charterholders and members to help drive a number of important initiatives.  This includes promoting the very highest professional standards and ethics, investor education, investor protection and investment standards of practice, amongst others.   We have also been working hard in helping aspiring young investment professionals to attain the prestigious CFA Charter, recognized as the gold standard investment qualification around the world.”

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