Al Baqali

Al Baqali

Alba makes key new appointments

November 2017

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, has appointed Ali Al Baqali as the deputy chief executive officer (CEO) and chief supply chain officer.

Al Baqali, a Bahraini national, is an Alba veteran with nearly two decades of service in different roles with the company. As the deputy CEO and chief supply chain officer, he will be crucial in driving Alba’s growth strategy in terms of upstream development. 

Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray said: “Ali’s journey to the chief position is a shining example of Alba’s commitment to harness the true potential of its people and promote from within.

Al Baqali joined Alba in 1998 as a purchasing officer and was promoted in 2010 as the manager of Procurement and Warehousing. In October 2012, he was appointed as the acting chief finance & supply officer and in June 2013, Ali was announced as the chief financial officer for Alba.

Alba also appointed Waleed Tamimi as its chief administration officer.

Tamimi joined Alba in 2011 as a Master Black Belt Specialist in the Operational Excellence Department. He was promoted to manager operational excellence in 2013 and then appointed as the manager for strategic supply and planning in 2014. In December 2016, he was appointed as the acting director of administration in which capacity he spearheaded the company’s administration departments of human resources, training, operational excellence, information technology, public relations and Alba Health Care Center.

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