Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading international aluminium smelter, has appointed Ahmed Bahar as its new manager for operational excellence.
A Bahraini national, Bahar joined Alba in 2004 as a Supervisor and in 2008 was selected to undergo Alba’s training and development programme for the position of head of shipping.
Moreover, he also held various supervisory posts: head of supply – commercial and raw material, head of alumina supply and trading and team leader of procurement task force.
In 2016, Bahar joined the Operational Excellence Department and was made acting manager operational excellence in October 2016.
Ahmed holds an MBA from Ahlia University, Bahrain and has a B.Sc. in Maritime Transport with Logistics and Economics Management as well as a special certificate in supply chain and lean management.
Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray said: “Our company believes in developing its talented nationals and promoting them to leadership positions, which will translate into a successful, strategic leadership model for the company.”
“Both, as an individual and a team leader, Bahar has contributed effectively and efficiently towards the objectives of the company. I congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion and wish him continued success in his career,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service