Tuesday, 07 December 2021 03:44 GMT

Qatar Petroleum launches high performance board programme


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) DOHA: Qatar Petroleum (QP) has launched the ‘Qatar Petroleum High Performance Boards Programme’ in association with the internationally renowned Global Board Center of IMD Business School in Switzerland.

Over the course of this year the ‘Qatar Petroleum High Performance Board Programme’ will take over 100 Qatari board directors through five modules covering ethics corporate governance finance and risk strategy and leadership all tailored to the role and responsibilities of board members.

Saad Sherida Al Kaabi President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum expressed great pleasure at the launch of the programme and said: “Qatar Petroleum has an exceptional track record of setting up successfully new subsidiaries and joint ventures and one of the primary drivers for its success is its ability to effectively drive value and excellence through its boards of directors.”

Al Kaabi added “We are excited to work with IMD and deliver this state of the art executive education programme. The IMD Global Board Center has world class expertise in the field of corporate governance and together with our joint experiences we will make this a very impactful learning journey that benefits the leaders attending it as well as the State of Qatar.” The programme will be led by Professor Didier Cossin Director of the IMD Global Board Center and UBS Chair in Banking and Finance.

“In recent years Qatar Petroleum has expanded and developed numerous joint ventures and partnerships with companies that generate value for the state of Qatar. QP has become a major player in the global energy market and we are pleased to have the chance to work with their boards’ directors” said Cossin.

According to IMD President Dominique Turpin “IMD is delighted and privileged to have partnered with Qatar Petroleum. IMD has strong ties to the Gulf Region and through this collaboration IMD intends to play an important role in developing board members for Qatar Petroleum”.

Places on this exciting signature programme which will be run in Doha have not only been extended to board members and directors of Qatar’s Oil & Gas Industry but also to other strategic entities within Qatar such as the Ministry of Finance Qatar Foundation Qatar Investment Authority Qatar National Bank and the Pension Authority.

The Peninsula


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