Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #40

Abdulwahab Iesa Alrushood

Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Company: Kuwait Finance House
Designation: Acting Group CEO
Nationality: Kuwaiti
Residence: Kuwait

Alrushood has been with KFH for around 19 years and currently oversees a workforce of around 15,000 people. In 2020, and under Alrushood’s leadership, KFH’s total assets increased by 10.9% to around $71.1 billion, and its financing portfolio grew by 13.4% to $35.7 billion. Last year, transactions completed by customers through “KFHonline” reached nearly 140 million, up by 18% compared to 2019. KFH was established in 1977 as the first Islamic bank in Kuwait and is now a listed company on the Kuwait Stock Exchange.