Al Madina Takaful, Oman’s first Takaful insurance provider, announced the appointment of Usama Al Barwani as CEO.
Al Barwani who was the acting CEO of the company was one of the key people involved in transforming Al Madina from a traditional insurance firm into Oman’s first takaful (sharia-based) insurance company. He has played a pivotal role in the success of the company’s IPO. His guidance and vision to meet business objectives have seen Al Madina Takaful set new benchmarks in the industry. These aspects include stronger customer-focused offerings, innovative products, focus on newer technologies and profitability of the organisation.
With a strong track-record of success, the company was recently awarded the Best Arab Company in the insurance category and he was also the recipient of the Best 100 Arabian CEO Award. Al Barwani has a degree in Strategic Management and Leadership ED (CMI) and has a Post Graduate Diploma in HRM in Information System Management and Education (CABA, Canada).