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The Board of Directors of the Bahamdan Group is currently comprised of its Chairman Abdullah Bahamdan, Group CEO, Kamal Bahamdan and Mohannad Bahamdan.
 

Together these members set the strategy for the Group and its holdings. They are responsible for the monitoring and oversight​ of new ​and existing investments, key matter related to governance and risk and for ensuring the overall values and principles of the Bahamdan Group and family are maintained and reflected across our activities and investments.

Abdullah Bahamdan Abdullah Bahamdan
Abdullah Bahamdan

Chairman of the Board

 
Mr. Kamal Bahamdan Mr. Kamal Bahamdan
Kamal Bahamdan

CEO and Board Member

 
Mohannad Bahamdan Mohannad Bahamdan
Mohannad Bahamdan

Deputy CEO and Board Member

 
Abdullah Bahamdan
Abdullah Bahamdan

Chairman of the ​Board

Abdullah Bahamdan is the Chairman and Founder of the Bahamdan Group, which he established in 1955. In addition to more than 60 years at the helm of the Group, Mr. Bahamdan is also a seasoned banker with more than 40 years of experience at the National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia (NCB), which he helped build into one of the Middle East’s largest financial services groups. He was the Chairman of NCB from 1999 to 2012. In addition to his Chairmanship of the Bahamdan Group, he also serves on numerous boards. Currently he is the Chairman of Safanad and SRMG, the Vice Chairman of the Saudi-Yemeni Business Council and a Member of the Board of Directors of the AlGhad Institution, Alzheimer’s Disease, EC Authority and the Saudi Heritage Preservation Society. Mr Bahamdan is also on the Board of Trustees of the Centennial Fund and a Committee Member of the Saudi-British Business Council.

Kamal Bahamdan
Mr. Kamal Bahamdan

CEO and Board Member

Kamal Bahamdan is the CEO of the Bahamdan Group, Member of the Board of Directors and Head of its Management and Investment committees. He is also the CEO of Safanad, through which the Group's international investments are largely focused. Mr. Bahamdan is responsible for having expanded the Group's activities from a largely industrial base by building investment and operating platforms in telecommunications, education, infrastructure and retail across the MENA region. Previously, he was Co-founder and Managing Partner of the BV Group, a private equity investment firm formed in 1995, focused on technology as well as real estate investments, and operating in the US, Europe and Asia. He is a graduate of Boston University, with a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering. He is also a five-time equestrian Olympian and was named a Young Global Leader 2006 by the Forum of Young Global Leaders, an affiliate of the World Economic Forum.

Mohannad Bahamdan
Mohannad Bahamdan

Deputy CEO and Board Member

Mohannad Bahamdan, in addition to his role in Deputy CEO, is a Board Member and a Member of the Management Committee. He joined the Group in 2009 after working as an intern at the National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia (NCB). Notably, Mr Bahamdan has been involved in the restructuring of one of the Group's media assets, Tas’helat Marketing Company, of which he is a Board Member. He holds an International Business degree from American InterContinental University (AIU) in London and a BFA from London South Bank University.​

"Active monitoring and oversight ar​e the hallmark ​of our institutionalized approach and strong compliance culture"​​​​​