Mr. Kalban has served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Global Aluminum since its formation through the merger of DUBAL and EMAL in 2014. He has been a board member of EGA since its incorporation. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of DUBAL in 2005 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 2008.
Mr. Kalban joined DUBAL as a graduate trainee in 1985.
In addition, Mr. Kalban serves as Chairman of the Gulf Aluminium Council, Vice Chairman of the Federal Electricity & Water Authority and as board member of the International Aluminium Institute, Dubai International Financial Centre Investments, Dubai International Financial Centre Authority and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. He is active on the Dubai Executive Council Committee for Infrastructure and Environment and the Supreme Council of Energy in the UAE.
Mr. Kalban holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of New Haven, Connecticut, USA