Muscat: The results of the Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI) elections for the 2022-26 term were announced on Tuesday night. 21 winners were declared from a total of 122 candidates who were in fray for seats across the 11 governorates.
The OCCI board of directors consist of five members from the Muscat Governorate, 10 chairmen of the boards of directors of the branches, five members representing the companies listed on the Muscat Stock Exchange (MSX), and one member representing foreign investors.
The winners from the Muscat Governorate were Areej Mohsin Haider Darwish, Khalil bin Abdullah Al Khonji, Siham bint Ahmed Al Harthi, Rashid bin Amer Al Muslehi, and outgoing OCCI chairman Redha bin Juma Al Saleh. In a first, an expatriate winner was elected to the OCCI board and the winner was Abdul Latheef, managing director of Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, the largest private healthcare group in Oman. He was one of the nine expatriate candidates in the fray.
The five elected members representing the companies listed on the Muscat Stock Exchange were Faisal bin Abdullah Al Rawas, Abdullah bin Masoud Al Harthy, Mustafa bin Ahmed Salman, Saud bin Ahmed Al Nahari and Hussein Hassan Abdul-Hussein.
The ten chairmen of the boards of directors of the branches who were elected are Nayef bin Hamid Fadhil (Dhofar Governorate), Saeed bin Ali Al Abri (North Al Batinah Governorate), Hamoud bin Salem Al Saadi (South Al Batinah Governorate), Saif bin Saeed Al Badi (Al Dhahirah Governorate), Muhammad bin Nasser Al Maskari (Al Sharqiyah North Governorate), Anwar bin Hamad Al Sinani (Al Sharqiyah South Governorate), Saif bin Nasser Al Tiwani (Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, Raed bin Muhammad Al-Shehi (Musandam Governorate), Zahir bin Muhammad Al Kaabi (Al Buraimi Governorate), and Salem bin Sulayem Al Jenaibi (Al Wusta Governorate).