(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) held the annual meeting of its International Advisory Board (IAB) recently to discuss latest economic and geopolitical development in the region and world as well as NBK strategy, according to an NBK statement released on Tuesday.
The meeting highlighted the increasing challenges facing the global and regional financial markets, and their implication on GCC economies. The meeting was chaired by former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir John Major, and attended by Goh Chok Tong, former Prime Minister of Singapore and emeritus Senior Minister, Mohamed El Erian, the CEO and co-CIO of Pimco, Sir David Walker, Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley International, William Rhodes Senior Advisor and Former Senior Vice Chairman, Citigroup, Abdlatif Al Hamad, Chairman and Director General, Arab Fund-Kuwait, Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Bruke Chair of Strategy, CSIS.
International Advisory Board was established in 2007.
The NBK is the only Arab bank to host an International Advisory Board. The board members include world recognized political leaders, businessmen, bankers and economists.