First Energy Bank Appoints Mr. Khaleefa Butti Omair as a new chairman of the Bank.


Manama, Bahrain - 11 May 2016:
Bahrain - based First Energy Bank (FEB) held its Board Meeting on the 9th of May 2016, during which the board discussed the Bank’s recent performance as well as the Bank’s plans for 2016 and beyond.
Additionally, the board of directors unanimously appointed Mr. Khaleefa Butti Omair as the Bank’s new chairman, following the recent departure of the Bank’s former chairman, Mr. Khadem Al Qubaisi.

The appointment of Mr. Khaleefa falls in line with FEB’s strategic vision, and is a testament to the Board’s trust in both Mr. Khaleefa abilities and his vast experience in the banking and finance sector. Mr. Khaleefa’s appointment adds a solid and fresh outlook to the Bank’s future plans.

Mr. Khaleefa comes to FEB with extensive experience covering regional finance markets and breadth of experience in the field. He has served as a key figure on many management teams throughout the financial industry.
Mr. Khaleefa, a national of the United Arab Emirates, with over 13 years experience in investment management.

Mr. Khaleefa serves as Chairman and board member of several companies.  He currently holds the role of Chairman for KBBO Group, Bin Butti International Holding, Infinite Investment, Travelex, BHS LLC and One Financial Markets. He is also the Executive Chairman of Cosmesurge Emirates Hospital and Executive Vice Chairman of Centurion Investment.  Mr. Khaleefa also serves as a board member for Al Nimr Automotive. He was also previously Vice Chairman of NMC Health where he led the IPO in 2012 on the London Stock Exchange.