Khalid Mattar took over the reins of AWALCO from late Mohamed Ali Mattar who pioneered the air conditioning business of the group in early 70s. He brings vast management experience to the board. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Awal Marine Services EST. W.L.L., Chairman of Awalco Investment Co. W.L.L. and also a member of the board of directors of Bahrain Credit Company.