Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, announced the appointment of Ahmed Bahar as the new manager for Operational Excellence.
A Bahraini national, Bahar joined Alba in 2004 as a supervisor and in 2008 was selected to undergo Alba’s training and development Programme for the position of head of shipping.
Bahar held various supervisory posts including head of supply – commercial & raw material, head of alumina supply & trading, and team leader of procurement task force.
In 2016, Bahar joined the Operational Excellence Department and was made acting manager operational excellence in October 2016.
Speaking on the promotion of Bahar, Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray said: “Alba believes in developing its talented nationals and promoting them to leadership positions, which will translate into a successful, strategic leadership model for the Company. Both, as an individual and a team leader, Ahmed has contributed effectively and efficiently towards the objectives of the Company. I congratulate Ahmed on his well-deserved promotion and wish him continued success in his career.”
Bahar holds an MBA from Ahlia University, Bahrain and has a B.Sc. in Maritime Transport with Logistics & Economics Management as well as a Special Certificate in Supply chain and lean management.