Sheikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel, Chairman and Founder of Al Baraka Banking Group (“ABG”), passed away on May 18, 2020.
Sheikh Saleh is widely acknowledged and revered internationally as a pioneer of Islamic banking & finance and Participation banking. He was the highest authority in the field of Islamic economics. As a philanthropist, Sheikh Saleh’s commitment and contribution to communities across the world is unparalleled.
Sheikh Saleh was also the Chairman of the Dallah Al Baraka Group, one of the largest business groups in the Middle East. He founded the group over 50 years ago and created Al Baraka Investment and Development, a holding company for many Islamic Banks, Financial Institutions and companies in various diversified businesses around the world.