Essam Al-Khashnam

KUWAIT: International Turnkey Systems Group (ITS), affiliated to Kuwait Finance House (KFH) announced the appointment of Kuwaiti national, Essam Al-Khashnam as Chief Executive Officer. This comes in line with the company's efforts to improve its businesses and services in the Middle East and the world, not to mention to achieve further milestones in providing high end integrated IT solutions and software services for several sectors such as the financial and banking sectors.

Al-Khashnam enjoys 25 -year long experience in the fields of IT, management, marketing and business development. This comes in line with ITS Group's plans and aspirations towards further growth and comprehensive development. Al-Khashnam is considered as a notable figure in the field of Information Technology and software solutions. He is credited with the innovation and management of several advanced IT solutions during his career. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of the Pacific (United States) in 1991. He completed Strategic Management and Successful Management studies at the Harvard University.

Al-Khashnam served as Manager of the IT Strategic Planning Department at the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). He held many senior positions in different companies specialized in the IT sector. He was working closely with the banking sector during his tenure at the CBK.

ITS Group, which was established in 1981, offers world class quality IT solutions and services for more than 75 banking and financial institutions, in addition to several clients in the government and oil sectors. ITS implements solutions for clients throughout the Middle East, South Africa, and the Caribbean through high caliber staff that includes 1200 experts and specialists in 7 offices around the world.

Moreover, ITS Group received many international appreciations and awards in the field of information technology such as "Best Provider of Information Technology" from CPI Financial, "Best IT Institution for Islamic Financial Consultancies 2016" and Best IT Provider for Islamic Financial Institutions 2016" from GIFA.