Mr. Meshary Al-Judaimi was appointed in April 2020 as the new Chairman of the Board of the Bahrain-based Foulath Holding (B.S.C) and Bahrain Steel (B.S.C). Mr. Al-Judaimi represents Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC), the largest shareholder of Foulath.
Mr. Al-Judaimi is the Group Head of Principal Investment at GIC. He is the senior executive responsible for a portfolio of over thirty equity investments. These investments cover a range of sectors including steelmaking, chemicals, power generation, water desalination, logistics, telecoms, financial services, and others sectors.
Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) is a financial institution wholly and equally owned by the six countries that make up the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC.) GIC is one of the largest GCC principal investors that supports the development of private enterprise and economic growth in the region. It acts on a purely commercial basis, despite its status as a multilateral.
Mr. Al-Judaimi acted as a board and board committees member of various companies including Ras Laffan Power Company (Qatar), Gulf Reinsurance Company (UAE), Securities and Investment Company (Bahrain), Shuqaiq Power and Water Company (Saudi Arabia) and ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (Kuwait).
Mr. Meshary holds an MBA from Emory University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kuwait University. He is a CFA charter holder. Mr. Al-Judaimi attended Executive Education Programs at Harvard University, LBS, and INSEAD.