Muscat: The board of directors of Export Credit Guarantee Agency of Oman, Credit Oman, recently held its first meeting of 2018, wherein a number of topics related to credit insurance, export promotion, and manufacturers were discussed. Also, Imaad bin Soud Al Harthy was appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer.
Al Harthy graduated from Nottingham Trent University in the UK with BA (Hons) in business administration. He has an extensive 22 years of experience in the field of export and domestic credit insurance and has held various positions throughout his career at Credit Oman.
Credit Oman’s sole shareholder, Oman Investment Fund (OIF), aims to ensure enhancing Credit Oman’s position as a catalyst in advancing the growth of Oman’s exports and ultimately contributing to its non-oil gross domestic product (GDP). As a process, OIF will ensure to equip and resource Credit Oman with the necessary skills in order to achieve its objectives. This is a part of the overall brand repositioning exercise, which has been developed with the new shareholder, also represented on the board.
Accordingly, this will facilitate implementation of the plan that aims to start approaching new and different stakeholders, such as banks and other institutions.