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NBO appoints new CEO

16 Jul 2020

The Board of Directors of the National Bank of Oman (NBO), has announced the appointment of Abdulla bin Zahran al Hinai as Chief Executive Officer.  

An industry veteran, Hinai is set to drive the bank’s solid financial and operational performance forward while yielding sustained long-term shareholder value.  

He is also expected to add further momentum to the bank’s digital transformation, continue to drive the focus on customer experience, and lead the bank into the next phase of its strategic direction. 

Amal Suhail Bahwan, Chairperson of NBO, said, “Abdulla brings a solid track record of building and managing successful organizations across financial markets, where he has always delivered with vigour. We are confident that his stellar background will strengthen NBO’s position as a market leader and continue to pave the way for more growth opportunities for our organisation, our people and our clients.” 

She added, “We thank Al Sayyid Wasfi bin Jamshid al Said for his stewardship of and commitment to the bank.”  
With over two decades of experience in the banking and financial sector, Hinai previously served as Chief Wholesale Banking and Strategic Growth Officer at Bank Muscat. 

He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland and a BSc in Management Finance and Accounting from Boston University (US). 

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