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Investment company executive

Maha Khaled Al-Ghunaim, Kuwaiti investment company executive. Named one of 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes magazine, 2006-2008, 50 Women to Watch, The Wall St. Journal, 2008.

Background

Al-Ghunaim, Maha Khaled was born on December 26, 1959 in Kuwait. Daughter of Khaled Saleh Al-Ghunaim and Hayat Adnan Al-Nakeeb.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, San Francisco State University, 1982.

Career

Positions up to senior vice president portfolio management department Kuwait Foreign Trading Contracting & Investment Company, 1982—1994. Assistant general manager asset management department Kuwait Investment Company, 1994—1998. Vice-chairman, managing director Global Investment House, Kuwait, since 1998, chairman Bahrain, since 2003.

Board member International Finance Advisers Company, 1986—1988, United Bank Kuwait, 1994—1998, National Industries Grp., since 1996, Industrial Bank Kuwait, 1999—2000, BankMuscat International, Bahrain, since 2004, Union Investment Companies, DEPA United Grp., United Arab Emirates, CNBS, Pakistan, Jehangir Siddiqui Capital Markets Company, Pakistan, Savola Group, Saudi Arabia. Vice chairman Kuwait Financial and Investment Company, 2000—2003, Housing Finance Company, 2002—2005, AlSoor Financing and Leasing Company, since 2005, Shurooq Investment Services Company, since 2005. Member finance and investment committee Kuwait Chamber of Commerce Industry, since 2001.

Member practitioner committee Dubai International Finance Exchange, since 2004.

Connections

Married Ahmed Saadoun Al-Yaqoub. Children: Aseel, Fawaz, Khaled, Faisal.

father:
Khaled Saleh Al-Ghunaim

mother:
Hayat Adnan Al-Nakeeb

spouse:
Ahmed Saadoun Al-Yaqoub

child:
Aseel Al-Ghunaim

child:
Fawaz Al-Ghunaim

child:
Khaled Al-Ghunaim

child:
Faisal Al-Ghunaim