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Bahrain's Alba appoints new chief admin officer

Walid Tamimi was named chief administration officer of the Bahraini aluminium company following a board meeting

Waleed Tamimi has been named Alba's new chief administration officer.
Waleed Tamimi has been named Alba's new chief administration officer.

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) announced the appointment of a new chief administration officer (CAO). 

Waleed Tamimi was named CAO following a meeting of Alba’s board of directors. 

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A certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Tamimi joined Alba in 2011 as master black belt specialist in the company's operational excellence department. 

Following a promotion to the role of manager – operational excellence in 2013, Tamimi was appointed manager for strategic supply and planning in 2014. 

In December 2016, Tamimi was named acting director of administration, according to a press statement by Alba.

Commenting on Tamimi's appointment, Tim Murray, Alba's chief executive officer, said: "Waleed embodies the principle of Alba to develop its people from within the company.

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"He has been at the forefront of Alba’s continuous improvement strategy and operational excellence initiatives.

"I am confident that Waleed’s expertise coupled with his passion to excel will further support our strategy to deliver value to our workforce through good governance and operational excellence." 

Tamimi holds an executive MBA from the French-Arabian Business School, ESSEC, in addition to bachelor's and master's of science degrees in industrial engineering from the US's Wichita State University. 

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