Kuwait - 25 February 2013: Gulf Bank, the second largest bank in Kuwait and the leading provider of the best and fastest service in Kuwait, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Michel Accad, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of INJAZ Kuwait. Gulf Bank’s long term interest in youth development supports H.H. The Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah’s vision for the empowerment and encouragement of Kuwait’s youth.
Mr. Accad said: “INJAZ Kuwait has been at the forefront of youth development for a long time and its work has assisted countless young Kuwaitis to achieve their full potential and enjoy success in their chosen careers. It is a great honour to join the board and I am very much looking forward to assisting INJAZ Kuwait in inspiring and helping more young people to succeed in their careers and professions.
“Equipping students with practical business-related skills is an area which Gulf Bank shares with INJAZ, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy. Through our new strategic partnership in 2013 we will have the opportunity to directly support and contribute to youth development programs to help both organisations progress towards their respective goals.”
INJAZ Kuwait is a non-profit organization which was founded in 2005 to advance and encourage young business talent. It seeks to equip students with practical business-related skills as part of the regular educational curriculum, focussing on entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy. Students are engaged in a set of programs and opportunities to strengthen their innovation, expand their understanding of the business world, and give them the confidence, skills, and ambition necessary for success, as well as professional qualifications to help them succeed in the global economy.
Released by Gulf Bank.