Banader Hotels

Company Management

The Company has over 3000 shareholders while the major shareholder is BMMI (Bahrain Maritime & Mercantile International) and a Board of Directors charged with responsibility for setting strategy, ensuring that an effective risk management framework is in place and for directing the executive management.

Banader Hotels

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and 7 other members. The Board appoints its Chairman and Vice Chairman. Members of the Board of Directors are elected for a three-year renewable term. The Board of Directors appoints a General Manager who oversees the administrative and finance functions of the company and acts as Board Secretary.

Board Members

Mr. Abdulla Hasan


Appointed to the Board in November 2005, Mr. Buhindi is one of the leading businessmen in Bahrain.  He is a Bachelor in Commercial Banking from Kuwait University.  He holds various positions in several institutions both locally and internationally.  He is Chairman of the Board of National Investment Company, Buhindi Group, Aer Rianta M.E., Banz Group, BMMI Company, United Paper Industries.  He is also Managing Director of Bahrain Duty Free Complex.  He holds directorship in Oasis Capital Bank.  He is appointed as Honorary Consul to Irish Consulate Bahrain since July 2009.

Mr. Mohammed Farooq

Vice Chairman

Appointed to the Board in November 2005, Mr. Almoayyed holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Major in Finance) from George Washington University USA.  He is the chairman of Almoayyed International Group.  As a promising entrepreneur, he has actively participated in the group’s business activities since the year 2000.  He also extends his managerial support to the parent group Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons BSC ©.  Currently, he holds board positions in Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons BSC ©, Almoayyed Contracting Group, Bahrain Economic Development Board, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry, National Finance House BSC ©, BMMI, Lanterns Restaurant W.L.L., Mirai Restaurant W.L.L., Global Sourcing & Supply, and Bayader Company Restaurant Management SPC. 

Mr. Redha Abdulla Ali

Appointed to the Board in April 2016, Mr. Redha Faraj is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants U.K. He commenced his career as Finance and Accounts Manager with British Petroleum Company.  In 1976, he joined Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Company (ASRY) as a Deputy General Manager for administrative affairs.  In 1991, he became a partner with Ernst & Young, where his client profile included a variety of banks, insurance companies, retail, manufacturing, and airlines.  Mr. Faraj is an active founder member of several social, professional and charitable organizations, the major of which being: founder, member and president of Bahrain Accountants Association; founder member of Accounting and Auditing Organization for the GCC and Import/Export Society; and member of Arab Society of Certified Accountants, Arab Institute of Accountants and Arab Federation of Accountants and Auditors, British Institute of Management, the GCC Board of Directors Institute, Alraja School and American Mission Hospital.  Mr. Faraj is a Board Member of BMMI, YK Almoayyed and Sons BSC, Almoayyed International Group, Almoayyed Contracting Group, Bahrain National Holding Company and National Concrete Company WLL.

Mr. Khaled Ali

Appointed to the Board in March 2009, Mr. Al-Ameen is a prominent entrepreneur in Bahrain and plays an instrumental role in developing his family-owned businesses.  He holds key positions as a member of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, a board member of the executive office of the Board of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and Vice Chairman of Tamkeen (Labour Fund). He is also a board member of Ali Rashid Al Amin Trading Company.  Furthermore, he is the CEO of Midway Supermarket.  He is also the chairman of the Food and Agriculture Sector Committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and the Bahrain India Business Council.  He is a member of the executive committee of Bahrain Life Stock Company, the board of trustees of Ibn Khuldoon National School, and CHIANE DES ROTISSEURS.

Mr. Suhail Mohammed

(representative of BMMI)

Appointed to the Board in March 2012, Mr. Hajee holds an MBA from McGill University, and a BSC in Computer Engineering from Concordia University, both from Montreal, Canada.  Mr. Hajee began his investment/banking career in 1990 with Arab Insurance Group (ARIG), Bahrain.  In 1991, he joined Integrated Financial Concept, Vancouver, Canada.  Between 1996 and 2006, Mr. Hajee held a succession of senior management positions and was a member of several high-level committees at Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait.  In 2007, as a founding member in the establishment of Instrata Capital, a MENA focused asset management firm, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer in this organization.  In 2014, as part of an acquisition transaction, he joined Arqaam Capital in the role of Executive Director in charge of the Infrastructure Asset Management Group. Mr. Hajee has served in various committees and board memberships.  He is currently a board member of BMMI, BFC and Al Dur Power in Bahrain and board member of ACWA Power Barka in Oman. He is also a member of the Stakeholder Council of SuRe, the Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure under the Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Foundation based in Basel.

Mr. Ammar
Al Hassan

(representative of BMMI)

Appointed to the Board in April 2011, Mr. Alhassan has 20 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, and Executive Leadership.  He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Manchester – Manchester Business School. He held various finance roles in BMMI, including his current role as CFO & EVP.

Mr. Nael Jamil

Appointed to the Board in March 2012.  After completing his studies in Hotel Management, Mr. Hashweh started his career with Intercontinental Hotel group.  During his 11 years of service with the group, he held executive financial positions in Jerusalem, the Mariana Islands (South of Japan) and the UAE.  In 1983, he joined Abu Dhabi National Hotel Company, first as Senior Auditor and later heading the departments of Finance and Administration as well as Hotels Operations Controls.  In 1995, Mr. Hashweh joined the founders of Rotana as a partner and board member besides holding the position of Executive Vice President and CFO.  For three years before his retirement in July 2012, he served with Rotana as Consultant.  Mr. Hashweh is currently a board member for Rotana Hotel Management Corporation (PJSC) and other affiliated companies in the UAE, Bahrain, and Jordan.

Mr. Yousuf Abdulrahman

Appointed to the Board in March 2012, Mr. Fakhro holds a Bachelor of International Relations from Tufts University in Massachusetts, Boston.  Mr. Fakhro is the managing director of Yousif Bin Yousif Fakhro where he has been managing different business lines and divisions of the group.  Before joining Yousif Bin Yousif Fakhro, he was at Citi Bank Bahrain as an assistant manager for a period of 3 years.  Mr. Fakhro holds several board positions in various local and regional businesses, governmental entities and charitable organizations.

Mr. Jehad Yusuf

Mr. Amin has been a board member since November 2005 and was appointed on 8th February 2012 as the vice chairman of Banader Hotels Co. Mr. Amin has 18 years of experience in the investment field.  He holds various board and committee positions.  He has been since 1999, a board member and a member of the executive/investment committee in the Bahrain National Holding (BNH). He is a board member in the Bahrain National Insurance (BNI). He is a board member and a member of the investment committee of United Insurance. He is a board member, a member of the audit committee, and a member of Metro Market committee of the General Company for Trading and Food Industries (Trafco). He is a board member and a member of the executive committee of Bahrain Live Stock. He is a board member and a member of the executive/investment committee of BMMI. He is a board member and a member of the executive committee of Bahrain Cinema Company.  He is a board member of the Bahrain Duty Free Complex.

General Manager

Mr. Hasan Kamal

A retired engineer from the oil and gas sector. Began his career with ex-Banoco as a junior engineer. He has over 37 years of experience. His last assignment was with Tatweer Petroleum as Facilities Construction Manager where he lead a team of multinational, multi-discipline professionals to safely construct and hand over to the right quality and budget, multi-million dollar projects in the Bahrain field. Both his structural engineering and MBA qualifications are from the U.K.