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Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
Ali Al Baqali
Chief Financial Officer
Khalid A. Latif
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Power Officer
Act. Chief Operations Officer
Timothy “Tim” J. Murray,
(Chief Executive Officer)
Tim Murray has been Chief Executive Officer of Alba since October 2012. He has been with Alba since 2007 when he joined as General Manager of Finance. During his time at Alba he has held the roles of Chief Finance & Supply Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Marketing Officer.
Tim has played an instrumental role in the transformation of Alba’s Safety Culture through the implementation of the “ZERO Accident Principals”. He has been instrumental in the training and development of people including Alba’s MBA sponsorship program. In addition, he launched the “Project Titan” cost improvement program.
In 2017 Tim was recognized as a “CEO Who Gets It” by the US National Safety Council for his contributions on Safety, Health and Environment.
Tim led Alba’s IPO when the company listed on both the London and Bahrain Stock exchanges in November 2010.
Before joining Alba, Mr. Murray spent 10 years at ARC Automotive where in his last role he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Tim holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Susquehanna University. He is a CPA and member of the American Institute of CPAs. He has attended various Executive Management Programs at Wharton and University of Chicago.
Outside of work, Tim enjoys spending time with his Family, Coaching, Reading and summertime in Cape Cod Massachusetts.
Ali Al Baqali,
(Chief Financial Officer)
Ali Al-Baqali is the Chief Financial Officer of Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) since June 2013. In his current position, he manages the following departments – Financial Accounting & Controlling, Strategic Supply & Planning, Legal, Procurement & Warehousing and Calciner & Marine.
Prior to this position, Ali was the Manager of Procurement & Warehousing, where he led the Purchasing, Warehouse & Inventory Management functions since April 2010, during which he made significant improvements in the procurement cycle & the supply chain, as well as formulated various sourcing strategies for key material categories.
Ali’s experience in procurement is extensive as he was known for being perceptive in handling strategic issues with the company’s major vendors. At various stages during his 18 years with Alba, he led many successful projects namely the Bar-coding system in Warehouse, Satellite Stores optimisation, AlbaSmartWay Wave program, etc.
Starting his career in Alba as a purchasing officer Ali then got certified as QMS & EMS internal auditor and headed various sections in Materials Management. Prior Alba, Ali worked in the fields of Accounting in YBA Kanoo and of Purchasing in GIIC (Gulf Industrial Investment Company) and Delmon Poultry.
Ali, who holds a B.S.C. degree in Accounting from the University of Bahrain and an MBA from the French Arabian Business School / ESSEC, is a Professional member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), UK. Moreover, He is a Board member of INJAZ and Tenmou, The first Bahraini Business Angels Company.
Khalid Abdul Latif,
(Chief Marketing Officer)
Khalid Abdul Latif was appointed as Chief Marketing Officer on September 30, 2015. In his position, he will lead the Company’s global marketing strategies to drive innovation across Alba’s business divisions.
Mr. Latif, a Bahraini national, joined Alba as an apprentice in 1989 and worked in various operational areas including Power, Potlines and Carbon. He was soon promoted to Supervisor, then Superintendent and in 2012, was made Manager of Engineering. In his most recent role, he was Alba’s Marketing Manager for Customer Service & Market Operations.
Latif holds a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from Gulf University in Bahrain and a Diploma in Mechatronics from Abertay University, Dundee, UK, as well as a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the French Arabian Business School/Essec located in Bahrain. He has also completed an Executive Education Programme in Strategic Sales Management from the University of Chicago, USA.
(Chief Power Officer)
Mr. Amin Sultan holds Chief Power Officer position of Alba’s 961,000 tonnage per annum smelter operations & services, 2265MW Power & Utilities and Potline 6 expansion project for new 1792MW Power Station. Also oversees Alba wide property and business interruption all risks insurance. Mr. Amin Sultan has been with Alba since 1997.
Mr. Amin Sultan played instrumental roles in Alba organization restructuring process in 2010, implementation of Lean & Six Sigma tools during STAR project 2011/2012 and finally cost saving Titan project. Currently leading Titan Phase II and energy conservation Tesla projects.
Before joining Alba, Mr. Amin Sultan spent 5 years at leading Japanese control and instrumentation Yokogawa where in his role covered engineering, maintenance and projects experiences in vast industries such power & utilities, refineries, and petrochemicals.
Mr. Amin Sultan holds M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from University of Bahrain and an MBA from ESSEC Business School. Also attended various Executive Management Programs at University of Chicago Business School and University of Cranfield School of Management.
Outside of work, Mr. Amin Sultan enjoy spending time with his family, playing golf and reading.
HASSAN AHMED MOHD NOOR,
(Act. CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER )
Hassan Noor started his career in Alba in 1997 as Senior Operator. In this 20 years of service, he has, risen through the ranks to manage high profile positions including his most recent one of Director Carbon & Services where he oversaw Alba’s existing Carbon Plants as well as Central Workshop & Maintenance.He was announced in the Executive Positon of Act. Chief Operations Officer recently and is now responsible for the Operations and Maintenance of all Pot Lines, Carbon Plants, Central Workshop and Maintenance.
Mr. Noor holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Bahrain and an MBA from the French Arabian Business School / ESSEC MBA. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Light Metals from University of Auckland.
Among his significant achievements are the successful enhancement of developing Standard Operating Procedures at Carbon Department; practical adherence to Alba’s ZERO Accident Principals by translating Alba’s Safety-Based Culture into implementable plans; and enhancing the training and development of Carbon Department Staff at Alba through all the ranks he has held.
Prior to his career in Alba, he was a Planning Engineer at Midal Cables & Aluwheel. Outside of work, Mr. Noor enjoys spending time with family, working on car accessories projects and reading.