KBW Investments today announced the appointment of Aaron Chehab to the role of Chief Commercial Officer effective immediately. In this role, Chehab is responsible for driving the development and delivery of KBW’s growth strategy in the region with a particular focus on core markets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the United Arab Emirates.

“With more than decade of experience in the GCC alone, Aaron has a proven track record of adding value to organizations through driving new sales growth alongside performance improvement. Possessing a broad expertise in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering coupled with significant leadership credentials, Aaron’s deep knowledge of the market in the Middle East coupled with his customer-focused approach will prove invaluable as KBW target a growing number of opportunities in the region to deploy innovative business offerings and solutions to key clients,” said Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group Chief Executive Officer, KBW Investments.

Building on a lengthy roster of leadership roles across two continents, Chehab’s 16 years of experience includes a combination of strategic business development and practical commercial management of large scale developments in the GCC. With an extensive knowledge-base of Gulf market dynamics and influential sector entities including consultants, contractors, suppliers and subcontractors, Chehab’s strategic operative measures include major client acquisition together with high-level relationship management.

“I am looking forward to joining the executive team of KBW Investments and working closely with the Group’s portfolio companies to build upon the existing success that have been achieved so far. Together with the outstanding executive team that is already in place at KBW, I am sure that we can continue to improve on various aspects of our portfolio companies’ performances, driving increased turnover and profits across the organization,” said Aaron Chehab, Chief Commercial Officer, KBW Investments.