Salem has been instrumental in bringing innovative solutions to cement QIC Group's position in MENA and international insurance markets. Salem is a postgraduate of the University of South Wales in the UK. In the past years he has held various key positions within QIC, the most recent being the Deputy President & CEO of the Group.
He started his career in the retail department of QIC in 2001. Subsequently, Salem was appointed as the Head of Energy, Marine and Cargo Insurance. In 2013, he assumed the responsibility of the Deputy CEO of QLM. Later, in 2015, he was appointed as the Deputy Group CEO MENA region. Based on his knowledge and experience, in the year 2019, QIC assigned Salem the position of Deputy Group President & CEO of the QIC Group.
Commenting on this senior leadership appointment, Khalifa Abdulla Turki Al Subaey, Group President of QIC Group stated:
"I am extremely pleased to welcome Salem into this new role. (...) Salem has a proven record of accomplishment of leading QIC towards achieving growth, and I wish him success in this new role."
The recommendation for the new role was submitted to QIC Group's Board of Directors and has been adopted by the policy and organization committee of the of the company's Board of Directors. The succession plan for executive management jobs and the new organizational structure has taken effect from January 1st, 2020.