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Alba continues operations at ‘full run-rate’: chairman

TDT | Manama

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Aluminium Bahrain continues to run its operations at a full run rate as the company weathers the COVID-19 crisis with its resilience and strength, said the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.

This came as the Alba Board of Directors held their second quarterly meeting virtually yesterday through MS virtual platform.

The meeting reviewed Reports of the Executive Committee, Board Audit Committee and the Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.

Discussions also focused on the Training Programme for the Directors (Section 4: Principle 4: Third of the Corporate Governance Code of the Kingdom of Bahrain 2018), Safety and Plant performance amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Alba’s 5-year strategic initiatives, insights on the market fundamentals and Alba’s overall performance to-date. The board also reviewed in detail the responses of the Board Annual Questionnaire for 2020.

Adding further, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa said: “We continue to connect the dots and lead from the front in this unprecedented time as we focus on what really matters for our strong comeback: Safety and well-being of our workforce (employees and contractors’ personnel), Business Continuity of our operations and on-time delivery of our products.

I also take the opportunity to congratulate Alba people for achieving more than 12 million safe working hours without Lost Time Injury.”

Including the Chairman of the Board, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa, the Alba Board of Directors comprises six directors appointed by Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company - Yousif Abdulla Taqi, Suha Karzoon, Shaikh Isa Bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Tim Murray and Rasha Sabkar.

The three directors appointed by Sabic Industrial Investments Co. are Ahmed Al Duriaan, Iyad Al Garawi and Omar Al Amoudi and one elected director, Mutlaq Al-Morished.