Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Suleiman Al Ghannami as chief financial officer (CFO), effective from February 1. He joins the airline at a transitional time of network and fleet expansion.
"I am very glad that after an extensive search, Oman Air has successfully finalised an Omani financial expert to fill in the post of chief financial officer. Suleiman comes with high caliber, significant financial expertise and extensive international experience in this sector and has a strong track record of leading teams to deliver financial success. We are fortunate to have him join Oman Air,” said Abdulaziz Al Raisi, acting CEO Oman Air.
Al Ghannami brings 13 years of professional and international experience to the role of Oman Air’s CFO. He worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) for seven years, with four of these years in PwC’s international offices. More recently, he was with the Oman Drydock Company for six years until October 2017, where he was finance director and acting deputy CEO - administration.
“It is a prestigious role to be the CFO of Oman’s national airline, and I am confident that I have the right skills and expertise to deliver financial success. I am excited and proud to join the airline at such a pivotal time and to play my part in its transformation into a performance-driven organisation that is well-positioned for the future. I look forward to adding value to Oman Air's growth through the concerted efforts of my team and me,” said Al Ghannami.
Al Ghannami joins a group of highly experienced EVPs and senior management, who along with the acting CEO, chairman, and the executive directors will support him with their experience and knowledge as he takes over the role of CFO of Oman Air.