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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, continues to run its operations at a full run-rate as the Company weathers the COVID-19 crisis with its resilience and strength, stated the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa during the second quarterly Board of Directors’ meeting held virtually on Monday 07 June 2021 through MS virtual platform.
During this meeting, the Board approved the Minutes of the previous meeting as well as reviewed Reports of the Executive Committee, Board Audit Committee and the Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Updates were also given to include the Training Program for the Directors (Section 4: Principle 4: Third of the Corporate Governance Code of the Kingdom of Bahrain 2018), Safety and Plant performance amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Alba’s 5-year strategic initiatives, insights on the market fundamentals and Alba’s overall performance to-date. In addition, the Board reviewed in detail the responses of the Board Annual Questionnaire for 2020.
Adding further, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa said:
“We continue to connect the dots and lead from the front in this unprecedented time as we focus on what really matters for our strong come-back: Safety and well-being of our workforce (employees and contractors’ personnel), Business Continuity of our operations and on-time delivery of our products.
I also take the opportunity to congratulate Alba people for achieving more than 12 million safe working-hours without Lost Time Injury.”
Including the Chairman of the Board, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa, the Alba Board of Directors comprises six directors appointed by Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. © – Mr. Yousif Abdulla Taqi, Mrs. Suha Karzoon, Shaikh Isa Bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Mr. Tim Murray and Mrs. Rasha Sabkar. The three directors appointed by Sabic Industrial Investments Co. (SIIC) are Mr. Ahmed Al Duriaan, Mr. Iyad Al Garawi and Mr. Omar Al Amoudi and one elected director, Mr. Mutlaq Al-Morished.