Saudi CMA Announcement regarding the IR function
On October 2018, the Saudi Capital Markets Authority published an announcement which urges all listed companies to activate the IR function.
Our Chapter in Saudi Arabia was established in May 2017 supported by the Saudi stock Exchange “Tadawul”. The founding members are:
Discover all the members in the Saudi Chapter here
Find out who is a Certified IR Officer (CIRO) in Saudi Arabia here
If you are a student interested in developing a career in Invest Relations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and the IR executive team will follow up shortly with some specific materials and career advice.
Rayan Al-Karawi is a founder and Chairman of the Saudi Chapter the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA KSA) as well as a member of the main MEIRA Board.
A multi-award-winning investor relations professional, with over 26 years of experience in IR and finance, that experience spans from IPOs to sukuks and restructuring in industries including retail, telecommunications, Banking and real estate. Having led the Investor Relations function at real estate player Dar Al Arkan, telecommunications operator Zain KSA, and most recently FAS holding (Arabian Centers & Fawaz Alhokair Fashion retail).
Currently advising varies companies on IR, and servicing on multiple corporate boards include Chairman of Razeen Capital, a founding member and chairman of the Saudi chapter of the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) in addition to being a main MEIRA board member, as well a council member of the Saudi Swiss Business Council at the Saudi Chambers of Industry and Commerce. He is also a member of the board of Falak Consulting, a values-based, purpose-driven strategy and innovation consultancy that helps build stronger economies.