Effective governance is achieved through a combination of strong processes, underpinned by the right values and culture. These are embedded across the Alahlia Investment Co Group through the behaviours displayed by our employees every day.
The Executive Committee is responsible for implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors and the day-to-day operations of the Company. The Audit and Compliance Committee is responsible for establishing best corporate governance practices, assessing the adequacy of internal control and compliance procedures, monitoring the integrity of the financial statements as well as assessing the independence, effectiveness and objectivity of the external auditors. The Compensation Committee is responsible for determining individual salary and bonus payments based on an objective annual performance assessment.
Our team of dedicated, experienced, Arabic-speaking senior investor relations professionals enjoys experience with our clients, First Energy Bank, Barwa Bank, Abu Dhabi Investment House, Mena Real Estate Company, Kuwait Finance House, and relationships with thousands of private and institutional investors across the GCC and internationally. We cultivate a dynamic corporate culture and a flat, participatory management structure which maximizes teamwork and encourages creative thinking and integrated decision making. Integrity, transparency and a shared vision of value creation are at the core of the partnership development process at Alahlia Investment Co. We continually refine our selection process to strike the right balance and align with our partners ensuring smooth execution of our business strategy. We recognize that choosing the right partners means the difference between market leadership and mediocrity. For those stakeholders that share our principles and values we welcome a dialogue with you to discuss opportunities for collaboration and ways we can grow together.
The Board of Directors of Alahlia Investment Co is responsible for confirming the Group’s Corporate Governance principles. Alahlia Investment Co complies, in accordance with “comply or explain” principle, with the Bahrain Corporate Governance Code 2015 (the “Code”) for listed companies issued by the Securities Market Association and entered into force on 1 January 2016. The deviations from the Code are explained below in section 2. Furthermore, Alahlia Investment Co’s corporate governance is in compliance with the laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain, its articles of association and the rules and directions.