Michel Accad, the Chief Executive Officer of Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, was given the Lifetime Accomplishment Award at the Chief Executive Officer Middle East Awards 2019 in Dubai on Monday.
Accad is an expert in the finance industry. He has played the lead role in a lot of well-reputed banks, which includes Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Gulf Bank Kuwait, Arab Bank, and Citibank.
At Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, his expertise settled the bank at such high standards of excellence that it got nominated as one of the safest banks in the area and a year ago the bank crossed the about $328.6 million net operating income level for the first time. The bank now has established a wide network. It operates a total of 42 branches in Egypt, 31 in Kuwait and 3 in the United Arab Emirates.
16 winners including Dr Azad Moopen, creator and director of Aster DM Healthcare, were esteemed at the gala black-tie function at Waldorf Astoria DIFC. Dr Moopen has been responsible for the progress of the healthcare industry in the Middle East and was honored with the Visionary Chief Executive Officer of the Year title considering his efforts.
Master of ceremonies for the event, Tom Urquhart, mentioned in his honorary speech on the night before awarding Dr. Azad Moopen that if you talk about him in the healthcare sector this is what people will tell about him: always attentive and forever ready to invest his time in others. Very courteous and modest, he is a passionate humanitarian who has donated about a 1/5th of his money as well as establishing a healthcare foundation and innumerable Corporate Social Responsibility startups that helps the less privileged people in India and other parts of the world.