Management TeamEnsures Benefit’s Efficiency and Customer’s Safisfaction
Abdulwahed AlJanahi, Chief Executive joined the BENEFIT Company on April 10th, 2005 with BSc in Focus and Marketing from the St. Edward University in Austin, and a MBA from the University of Bahrain. Mr. AlJanahi brings to the Company a total of 30 years of experience in the financial industry field covering marketing, telecom, and business development.
Deputy Chief Executive – Business Development & Services
Yousif AlNefaiei, Deputy Chief Executive – Business Development & Services joined the BENEFIT Company on March 30th, 2006 with a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Bahrain and a MSc. Degree in Information Systems from the Brunel University of London in the United Kingdom. Mr. AlNefaiei has a total of 21 years of experience in the information technology and banking industries.
AGM Information Technology
Reyadh Almearaj, Assistant General Manager Information Technology joined the BENEFIT Company on October 3rd , 2017 with a BSc in Business Information Systems from the University of Bahrain and a MBA from University of Glamorgan in the United Kingdom. Mr. Almearaj has over 24 years of experience in information technology and telecommunications in banking industry.
AGM Marketing & Innovation
Nezar Maroof, AGM Marketing & Innovation joined the BENEFIT Company on October 22, 2017. Holding a BSc in Computer Science and a MSc. in Information Technology from George Washington University in USA. Mr. Maroof has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, Innovation, Business Process Re-Engineering & ICT Strategy Development.
Hessa Hussain, AGM BCRB joined the BENEFIT Company on February 15th, 2005 with a BSc in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah. Miss. Hussain brings to BENEFIT a total of 11 years of experience in Credit Reference Bureau, in addition to 5 years in information technology.
Chief Financial Officer
Joined the BENEFIT Company on January 2018, Mrs. Alqassab is a Fellow Member of the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – MBA equivalent and a holder of BSc Accounting from Cardiff University, United Kingdom (First Class Honors). Mrs. Layla brings to BENEFIT a total of over 19 years of experience in big 4 firms and international banks.
Salah Al Awadhi
Head of Human Resources & Administration
Joined the BENEFIT Company on September 2015, with a CIPD level 5. Mr. Salah brings to BENEFIT a total of 11 years of experience in Human Resources and Administrations in addition to 2 years in information technology.
Head of Internal Audit
Joined the BENEFIT Company on September, 2018 with BSc in Computer Engineering and MSc in Business Administration from Ahlia University in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Mr. AlAlwan has a total of 9 years of experience in internal and external audits, IT advisory / consultancy, and IT management belonging to various industries across Bahrain and GCC.
Latifa Al Mutawa
Head – Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau
Joined the BENEFIT company in July 2017 with BSc in Business Information Systems from the University of Bahrain and an Advanced Diploma in Islamic Banking from BIBF. Mrs. Latifa is a risk management professional holding a Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification by PRIMIA. Mrs. Latifa has a total of 16 years of experience in risk management and banking industries.
Senior Manager – Compliance & MLRO
Joined the BENEFIT Company on February 2018, with M.Sc. in Finance from DePaul University, USA and International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance. Mrs. Maryam has a total of 5 years of experience in Risk and Compliance
Shafaq Al Kooheji
Head – Payment Services
Joined the BENEFIT Company on Aug 2008. She holds an MBA from Strathclyde University is Scotland and a Bachelors in MIS and Marketing from American University of Sharjah. She has 18 years of experience in retail banking and operations along with a rich experience in payments, cheques, digital transformation, and Fintech services.
Head – Business Development & Services
Joined the BENEFIT Company in 2009, has MBA from Ahlia University Bahrain. Ahmed has over 15 years of experience in Payments system and financial technology.
Senior Manager - International Business Development & Partnerships
Joined Benefit in 2019 holding a BSc in Banking & Finance from the University of Bangor. Turki has more than ten years of experience in the fields of Financial Technology, Policy Advocacy, Business Development, and Strategy.
Head - Information Security & Risk Management
Joined the BENEFIT Company on April 2020, with BSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Bahrain and a MSc. Degree in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow United kingdom. Badran has over 15 years of experience in the field of IT project management, IT Infrastructure, and IT security.