HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oil and Gas Holding Company Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has approved on 20 October an edict on restructuring the board of Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), which is wholly owned by the Oil and Gas Holding Company.
This comes within the framework of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s future vision, and the aspirations of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oil and Gas Holding Company.
Under the edict, Abdulla Jehad Al Zain was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mark Thomas as Deputy Chairman.
As part of the revamp, Abdulrahman Jawahery, a prominent Bahraini oil, gas and petrochemicals expert, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Bapco.
Shaikh Nasser affirmed that the Oil and Gas Holding Company will continue to strengthen its operational companies, noting that the formation of Bapco’s Board of Directors will enable the company to carry on its development and approach, wishing the new board every success.
Yousif Abdullah Hamoud, Yousif Abdulla Taqi, Dr Ashok Krishna, Said Hussain Abdulrahman and Ahmed Yousif Talib have been appointed as board members for a two-year term that begins from the date of the issuance of this edict, said the report.