Muscat: Al Ahlia, one of Oman’s leading insurers, has elected Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalili as its new chairman during the recently held board meeting.
In the recent AGM, shareholders re-elected six directors Shiekh Khalid Al Khalili, Jonathan Cope, Shahid Rasool, Yousuf Al Balushi, Christopher Dooley and Patrick O Flynn and elected three new directors Martin Rueegg, Paul Holmes and Ali Taqi Ibrahim Al Lawati.
Sheikh Khalid Al Khalili has been serving as on the board of Al Ahlia since 2017. He is also currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Nizwa and Deputy Chairman of the Oman International Development and Investment Company.
Commenting on his appointment, Sheikh Khalid Al Khalili said, “Over the last three decades, Al Ahlia Insurance Co. has come a long way in its journey of excellence to gain respect and reputation as a progressive, customer-centric insurer that contributes to the growth of the industry as well as the economy. The strong brand values, robust business process, international experience and local expertise have ensured that Al Ahliais always evolving and keeping customers One Step Ahead.”
Welcoming the newly elected Chairman and the new board members, Praveen Kumar, CEO – Al Ahlia Insurance Co. said, “It is a privilege to have Sheikh Khalid Al Khalili continue on our board in his new role as Chairman and to have the new members. As a public listed company, Al Ahlia is proudly serving the community and the nation during these unprecedented times. I am confident that the Board of Directors will lead the team driving the company positively into the future to achieve new milestones.”
Al Ahlia continues to leverage the power of its established contactless digital platforms to serve customers by empowering them to adhere to social distancing norms laid out by the Supreme Committee dealing with COVID-19. With the reopening of its branch network, the company is looking forward to serving customers in offline channels, while being committed to safe practices.