4. Shaikha Khaled Al Bahar

Company: National Bank of Kuwait Group (NBK)
Title: Deputy Group CEO
Nationality: Kuwaiti
Sector: Banking and Financial Services

Al Bahar is the Chairperson of NBK Egypt and NBK France, and serves on the boards of NBK (International) PLC and NBK Global Asset Management Limited. Al Bahar has been the Deputy Group CEO since March 2014. NBK operates across four continents and employs more than 8,500 people, with 140 branches in 13 countries. It had $113.4 billion in total assets as of the end of September 2022. In 2022, Al Bahar received an award for her Distinguished Services to Arab Banking from the Arab Bankers Association.