APM Terminals Bahrain at the Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) has announced the appointment of Farooq Zuberi as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Zuberi’s new role will see him join the company’s strategic leadership team, where he will play an important part in aligning business and financial strategies.
Other duties, for which Zuberi will be responsible, include APM Terminals’ accounting and finance, investor relations, legal affairs, procurement, and its Treasury function.
In addition to this, Zuberi will be involved in the public listing of APM Terminals Bahrain in the nation’s stock exchange – the Bahrain Bourse – later in 2018.
Zuberi’s career has taken him around the globe, with senior positions held in Global Fortune 500 companies across several industries: PwC, Unilever, GSK and Emirates Group.
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Discussing his new role as CFO, Zuberi said: “I am delighted to take on the new role at APM Terminals Bahrain, a world-class organisation which has contributed significantly towards Bahrain’s economic development through its effective operations of KBSP.
“As we move forward towards achieving further growth and taking the company public, our focus will be to maximize value creation for our customers, shareholders and other stakeholders.”
Mark Hardiman, CEO and Managing Director of APM Terminals Bahrain, also commented: “We’re really pleased to have Farooq on board, who joins our team at this exciting time of transition as we prepare for our IPO this year.
“With his exemplary track record and expertise in Finance Business partnering, we look forward to his value-added contribution to our strong, established team and achieving our business goals of expanding the logistics solutions we offer to our clients.”