Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced the appointment of Fatema Al Mohri as the new manager for public relations.

A Bahraini national, Al Mohri joined Alba in 2011 as a credit management officer for the finance department. In 2016, she moved to the company’s human resources department, where she was named head of compensation and benefits.

She has been serving as acting manager for public relations since February 2017.

Commenting on Al Mohri’s promotion, Tim Murray, chief executive of Alba, said: “At Alba, we firmly believe in developing and promoting employees from within the company.

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“Fatema is a highly collaborative and results-driven individual and has shown promise in all her roles. Fatema’s promotion is an important example of developing Bahraini women from within in the industrial field and I wish her all the best in her new role.”

Al Mohri has bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from the University of Wales, UK; a Master of Science in International Money, Finance and Investment from Brunel University, UK; and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.