Omar Al Temiemy
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Al Temiemy serves as the CEO of First Bahrain since his appointment by the Board of Directors as of 1 January 2019.
Mr. Al Temiemy is the former Vice President in the Investment Banking Department at Global Investment House in Kuwait. A previous member of the Global Investment House team since 2003, Mr. Al Temeimy brings significant experience in investment analysis and management.
He was a lead team member of issuing and restructuring more than USD 750 mn worth Bonds including the work as bondholders representative. Also, arranged short-term customized financing transaction and syndications of around KD 700 million. He worked as a financial advisor for debt restructuring in a USD 600 mn debt restructuring of an industrial company in Kuwait.
Mr. Al Temiemy Key Mergers and Acquisition Transactions include the Buy/Sell – side advisor transactions value of more than USD 200mn in different sectors including: educational, medical, leasing and financing, contracting and food and beverages.
His current and past board memberships include:
- First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company (2014-2019)
- First Securities Brokerage Company (Oula Wasata) (2014- 2019)
- Global Investment House Jordan – Vice Chairman (2017)
- Bayan Holding Company (2012-2014)
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, with a specialization in Finance, from the International Islamic University of Malaysia and a Master of Business Administration from the Kuwait Maastricht Business School.