Arig CEO elected as Board member
of the International Insurance Society (IIS)
Manama: Arab Insurance Group (B.S.C.) (Arig) is pleased to announce that its CEO Mr. Yassir Albaharna has been elected as a Board member of the International Insurance Society (IIS). The IIS is a US based global forum composed of the world’s leading insurance executives, academics and other high-profile personalities related to the insurance industry. The IIS is the largest organization of its kind with over 1,000 corporate and individual members from 92 countries.
Mr. Albaharna is the first Arab insurance company executive to be elected to the Board of the IIS in its 43 year history. He commented that “it is indeed an honour to be elected to the Board of this prestigious international society. This is also a reflection of respect shown to Arig as a reinsurance organization that has worked hard to raise the bar of professionalism here in the Arab region since its foundation”.
Arab Insurance Group (Arig) is one of the largest Arab-owned, professional reinsurance providers in the Middle East and North Africa. Arig is listed on the stock exchanges in Bahrain, Dubai and Kuwait and offers a wide range of reinsurance products and services. Arig’s subsidiaries include Takaful Re (Dubai), Gulf Warranties (Bahrain) and ARIMA Insurance Software (Bahrain). Additional information about Arig can be obtained at www.arig.net