Mr. Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi



Mr. Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi has over 20 years of experience in the financial, banking, industrial, and telecommunications sector.

He began his career with Al-Kharafi Group and held several leadership positions concluding in the position of Director of the Executive Committee in the industrial sector of Al-Kharafi Group.

Mr. Bader is currently the Vice Chairman and CEO of Mobile Telecommunications Company “Zain Group.” 

In addition, Mr. Bader is a member of the Board of Directors in several local and international companies operating in the financial and industrial sector, which include Chairman of Gulf Cable & Electrical Industries, Vice Chairman of Mobile Telecommunications Company Saudi Arabia and Injaz Kuwait, and a Board Member in the Middle East Advisory of Coutts & Co. in the United Kingdom, Gulf Bank in Kuwait, Coca-Cola (Kuwait), United Stainless Steel Company (Bahrain), Foulath Holding (Bahrain), Kuwait-British Friendship Society, and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) “Sustainability Board.” 

Mr. Bader is the Chairman of the Board Executive Committee and a member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee at Boursa Kuwait.

Mr. Bader holds an MBA Degree from the London Business School in the UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kuwait University.