Board of Directors
Rabih Soukarieh is a Lebanese National. He is the chief Executive Officer of Algeria Gulf Bank (AGB), Algeria since August 2015 having held previously various senior executive positions at United Gulf Bank (UGB) in Bahrain including the post of Chief Executive Officer between March 2012 and August 2015. During his ten year tenure at UGB for the years 2003 until 2004 and 2008 until 2015, Mr. Soukarieh also acted as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Private Equity in Dubai and Chief Executive Officer of United Gulf Financial Services in Qatar. Between 2004 and 2007, he occupied the position of Group Chief Financial Officer of Wataniya Telecom Group of companies. He is currently the Chairman of Syria Gulf Bank- Syria, and a member of the board of directors of Tunis International Bank in Tunis as well as FIM Bank Malta having held a number of directorships of banks and companies in the past; of note, AGB, Bank of Baghdad and Asia Cell Telecommunications Company (as member of the board executive committee) in Iraq, Wataniya Telecom Algeria in Algeria, Kuwait Energy Company and North Africa Holding Company in Kuwait, Virgin Mobile Middle East Company, Millennium Finance Corporation and MENA Factors in Dubai, among others. Mr. Soukarieh has a Master’s of Business Administration from Northeastern University in Boston and a Bachelor’s of Sciences in Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington.