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After 38 Years, Eisa Steps Down as Samba Chairman

After 38 Years, Eisa Steps Down as Samba Chairman

Monday, 11 March, 2019 - 13:15
Eisa al-Eisa steps down as Samba chairman.
Riyadh - Asharq Al-Awsat
Samba Financial Group bid farewell to Samba Chairman Eisa al-Eisa, who stepped down from his position after a journey that lasted 38 years, nine of which were spent at the helm of the company.

He will be succeeded by Ammar al-Khudairi.

Speaking at a ceremony in his honor in Riyadh, Eisa said that during four decades he, “accompanied generations of colleagues, who contributed faithfully and devotedly to the journey of this pioneering group.”

He stressed that this journey expresses “a story of faith to all who participated with him in this path and that what has been achieved is the product of a collective effort.”

Investment in the human element is the main guarantee to generate progress opportunities and to maintain gains, Eisa continued.

He congratulated Khudairi and expressed confidence in his qualification to maximize his achievements and preserve Samba’s standing.

For his part, Khudairi hailed Eisa as a distinguished national banking figure, who has left a remarkable mark on the sector.

Khudairi praised Eisa’s legacy, which he said must be consolidated and preserved.

His skill has allowed him to establish an institutional methodology backed by rules of wise governance, he stated. This methodology, in its turn, paved the way for an unhindered success based on plans and strategies that look to the future and meet the coming generations’ ambitions.

The ceremony was attended by a number of ministers, former governors of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) and distinguished financial and economic figures in Saudi banks in addition to Samba board of directors.

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