Board of Directors


Mr. Al-Bannai

Mr. Al-Bannai was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of AFICO Group on 01 March 2012. He holds a CPA and Master’s degree in business administration with a specialization in finance from Queens University - Canada ...

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Mr. Al-Bannai has over 23 years of experience in the industrials and investment sectors. He began his career by joining the Al-Saif, UAE Co. in 1995, and moved to ASCORP holding Co. in Abu-Dhabi, UAE, in 2000 as a group CFO. For the period from 2004 – 2009, Mr. Al-Bannai was the CFO of Zain-Iraq (Mobil Telecommunication Co.) Senior Level Executive with extensive hands-on experience in management, business leadership, Mr. Al-Bannai is a board member of many companies, he has served as a board member of the ConsulTech Pro Ltd in Canada, and in Iraq Building Company, a company specializing in the constructions, as well as in Ajyal, a company specializing in management of real estate – Kuwait.


Mr. Ayad Ali

Mr. Ayad Ali was appointed Vice-Chairman of AFICO Board of Directors in March 2012, having earlier joined the board in April 2010. On March 12th 2012 ...

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Mr. Ayad Ali became the Group CEO in addition to his existing role of Vice Chairman. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematic from Baghdad university.

Basim Al-Bannai

Basim Al-Bannai joined AFICO Board of Directors in November 2017 , he is the CEO of Specialists Lawyers Firm. With a career spanning over 15 years ...

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Basim has worked for conglomerate organizations in the Middle East, and he was a legal Director in Zain Iraq (the biggest telecommunication co. in Iraq). Mr. Basim has immense experience of senior in-house roles in the Middle East, . he is a qualified lawyer before the lawyer’s association in Iraq and holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Baghdad.


Haider Habeeb

Mr. Haider Habeeb officially joined the AFICO Group Board of Directors on 13 November 2015 ...

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Mr. Habeeb is the Chief Executive Officer of Manar Co. He holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering.He has extensive management experience and is familiar with corporate governance systems.

Sami Al-Bannai

Mr. Sami Al-Bannai officially joined the AFICO Group Board of Directors on 13 November 2015 ...

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Since 2008, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ossol Group, trading and Industrial group. Mr. Sami has played an active role in a number of strategic industrial sector initiatives and acquisitions carried out by AFICO. Holds MBA and Bachelor Degree of finance.

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