MANAMA: Alba has appointed Hussain Faqihi as new manager for casthouse operations.
The appointment is effective last month.
Mr Faqihi joined Alba in 1996 as trainee supervisor in casthouse operations where he was promoted to supervisor in 1997, superintendent in 2002 and senior superintendent in 2005.
Speaking on the appointment, Alba’s chief executive Tim Murray said: “Hussain’s promotion is in line with Alba’s strategy to promote employees from within the company, and to train and develop Bahrainis to prepare them for taking on leadership positions.
“I am confident that Hussain, through his experience of more than 20 years in casthouse and metallurgy operations, will be a valuable asset to the success of the department.”
Mr Faqihi has a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Bahrain and an MBA from the French Arabian Business School/Essec.