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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), soon to be the world’s largest smelter, announced the appointment of Bryan Harris as the acting Chief Financial Officer effective immediately.
Bryan joined Alba in 2009 as the Chief Internal Auditor and Risk Officer to oversee Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management. He also led the development and implementation of Alba’s Integrity and Ethics Programme, including the Code of Conduct and Integrity Reporting hotline system.
Commenting on this occasion, Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray said:
“We are delighted to welcome Bryan into the Executive fold especially at a time when Alba is about to be transformed into the world’s largest smelter. Bryan has varied international experience and has played a key role in strengthening Alba’s Internal Control environment as well as shaping our Compliance and Risk management. I am positive the Bryan will have a valuable role in Alba’s growth journey.”
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Bryan assumes his new role in Alba with over 25 years of experience in management roles with various multinational companies. He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa in 1993 following which he was the Auditor at a well-known Big 5 accounting and auditing firm in South Africa and was later appointed as the Finance Manager of a reputed South African telecoms company.
Prior to moving to Bahrain, Bryan spent 10 years in international leadership roles in Internal Audit, Risk, Planning & Performance Management and Compliance & Ethics in British Petroleum (BP), UK.