Signing the partnership
GFH joins the World Economic Forum as Associate Partner
MANAMA, December 3, 2023
GFH Financial Group (GFH) has joined the World Economic Forum (WEF) as an Associate Partner in line with the group’s expanding global presence and commitment to fostering meaningful collaborations.
Through the partnership, senior leaders from the group will actively participate in and contribute to WEF’s annual meeting in Davos, a gathering that convenes over 200 influential leaders shaping the global agenda.
Additionally, GFH eagerly anticipates its involvement in WEF’s ‘Shaping the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems’ initiative, which brings together distinguished representatives from leading global companies and subject matter experts.
Salah Sharif, Chief Operating Officer of GFH, said: “The partnership reflects the group’s commitment to further expanding our business, global presence and networks, and provides us with the opportunity to do so by leveraging the unique access provided by WEF at the highest levels. We are excited to contribute to essential global economic conversations by sharing our expertise and insights relating to our core investment sectors and the multiple geographies in which we are active.
“By actively engaging with WEF’s platforms, we look forward to collaborating with other industry leaders to identify and create new opportunities for growth and development, and to tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues.”
Joanna Lahham, Regional Manager- Business Engagement, Middle East and Africa at WEF, said: “The World Economic Forum is thrilled to broaden its presence in Bahrain, aiming to amplify its representation in shaping global agendas. The Forum anticipates that a partnership with GFH, a key player in Bahrain’s financial landscape, will further deepen engagement and impact within the wider GCC region.”
GFH is a leading financial group with a growing global business. It has assets and funds under management exceeding $19 billion, and maintains a strong international footprint with offices and affiliates across the GCC, US, UK and Europe.--TradeArabia News Service