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Mr. Riyadh S.A.A. Edrees (Chairman) – Profile

July 30th, 2019

Mr. Riyadh S.A.A. Edrees has been a Director of Meezan Bank since October, 2012. He is also a member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of the Board. Mr. Riyadh has also previously served as the Vice Chairman of Meezan Bank’s Board.

Mr. Riyadh S.A.A. Edrees holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from Newcastle Upon Tyne University, U.K. and M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University.

His skills and experience encompass a wide range of industries and various roles including Executive Manager for Industrial Investments & Development Div. at National Industries Group Holding – (Kuwait), Assistant Lecturer at Kuwait University, Vice Chairman at Gas & Oil Fields Services Co. – (Kuwait), Board member at Kuwait Rock Company – (Kuwait), Vice Chairman at Eastern United Petroleum Services – (Kuwait), Kuwait Ceramic Company – (Kuwait), Director at Sajaa Gas Private Limited Co.(UAE), Board member at K-Electric Pakistan, United Gas Transmissions Company Limited Co. – (UAE).

Directorships and other recent offices held:

  • Deputy CEO Investment & Mega Projects, National Industries Group Holding – Kuwait
  • Chairman, Privatization Holding Co. – Kuwait
  • Board Member, Ikarus Petroleum Industries – Kuwait
  • Board Member, Noor Financial Investment Co. – Kuwait
  • Vice Chairman – Noor Telecommunication Co. – Kuwait
  • Chairman, IT Partners Information Technology Co. – Kuwait
  • Advisory Board Member, Markaz Energy Fund – Kuwait
  • Board Member, Saudi International Petrochemical Company (SIPCHEM) – KSA
  • Vice Chairman, Airport International Group – Jordan
  • Chairman, Middle East Complex for Engineering, Electronics and Heavy Industries Co. – Jordan
  • Board Member, Investment Committee of Bunyah Fund of the Kuwait Investment Co. – Bahrain
  • Advisory Board Member, Cleantech I & II Zouk Venture Limited – U.K.