Category: LEADERS SPEAK

Interviews
NL chairman
Making A Mark

Anwar Hilal Hamdoon Al Jabri, Chairman of National Life & General Insurance Company SAOC, Oman talks about the company’s journey, its milestones and their journey forward: National Life  is the largest composite insurance company in Oman. Can you highlight the growth of National Life? National Life is one of the largest and fastest growing insurers […]

Industry
Pradeep Kumar Nair
Changing paradigms

Pradeep Kumar Nair, CEO of Sebacic Oman, talks about manufacturing sector’s role in Oman’s economic diversification and the potential of Duqm in redrawing the Sultanate’s industrial future   Manufacturing sector is a key plank in government of Oman’s economic diversification strategy. How are industries going to shape Oman’s economic future? Industrial growth is inevitable for […]

ECONOMY
Gert Hoefman
Retaining the competitive edge

                  Oman Cables Industry will continue to strive on a strategy framework that focuses on the creation of long term value to all stakeholders while ensuring sustainability in the operations. The company will remain vigilant and ensure that the winning recipe of supplying superior products with a […]

Industry
S Gopalan
Staying Competitive

Reem Batteries and Power Appliances Company is currently in a consolidation mode and is working on improving its cost competitiveness. The company is aggressively pursuing renewable energy offerings for Oman and some African countries, says CEO S Gopalan                             Can you highlight […]

Industry
Nicholas P Barakat
Ahead of the curve

  Octal which accounts for 7.3 per cent of Oman’s total non-oil exports has sustained its growth momentum by raising production levels, expanding product ranges and adopting new technologies, says Nicholas P Barakat The government is putting its best efforts, through various incentives to promote foreign investments and to give the manufacturing sector the push […]

Interviews
MaqboolAlWahaibi
Delivering on All Counts

Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO, Oman Data Park (ODP) talks about how the banking sector – with the help of technology – can minimise their operating costs, maximise revenue and maintain their quality of service…

Interviews
Tourism-1
Maritime excellence

David Graham, CEO talks about the efforts being made by Oman Sail to promote sports tourism in the Sultanate Oman Sail helped in organising the recently held Al Mouj Muscat Marathon. What are reasons that have encouraged you to get into sports tourism related events? We have a very competent team at Oman Sail, which […]

Interviews
Interview
Seeking opportunities

Bahauddin Khan, Managing Director, Pak Oman Investment Company says that the development financial institution has a well-diversified portfolio with a presence in nearly all key sectors of the economy. An OER interview   Can you give us a brief background of Pak Oman Investment Company? Pak Oman Investment Company is a development financial institution (DFI) […]

Banking & Finance
Bank Nizwa
Consolidating its position

Bank Nizwa marked a significant milestone in 2016 by achieving net profit in the fourth year of its operations. CEO, Khalid Al Kayed, talks to Muhammed Nafie about the bank’s financial achievements, operational excellence and the growth prospects for Oman’s Islamic banking industry How was Bank Nizwa’s financial performance during the year 2016? The year […]

Interviews
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A quantum leap

Dr Abdullah Abri, Technical Lead, Petroleum Development Oman shares his insights on the oil major’s R&D and Innovation vision. Mayank Singh reports   What technical initiatives are PDO currently working on? I am the Technical Lead for In-Country Value at PDO. It’s a new position that has been created to look after technical business development […]



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