Group Chief Executive Officer
National Bank of Kuwait
Isam Jassem Al Sager is the Group Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Kuwait since March 2014. Previously, he had been the Deputy Group CEO since 2010. Al Sager has extensive banking experience; he began his banking career in 1978 at NBK, rising from a Relationship Officer in the Corporate Banking Group to become the Head of Domestic Credit and Marketing in 1987, General Manager of Retail and Wholesale Banking Group in 1992, Deputy CEO of NBK Kuwait in 1998 and CEO of NBK Kuwait in 2008. For over 35 years at NBK, Al Sager has played a major role in turning the bank into a leading regional institution, with more than USD 66 billion in assets and a wide international presence in 16 countries. NBK has consistently been awarded the highest credit ratings by Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings. The Bank has continuously ranked among the top 50 safest banks in the world since 2009. Al Sager is the Chairman of NBK- Egypt. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of many NBK subsidiaries including NBK (International) PLC. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Mastercard. Al Sager Holds a Bachelor degree of Science in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University.