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With 22 years of diverse experience and verifiable success in achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments. He proved a track record of understanding critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries.. Abdulrahman is a highly successful in building relationships with decision makers, seizing control of critical problem areas, and delivering on commitments. He gives focus on customers and performance-driven.

Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi Group Chief Executive Officer

David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales with over 20 years of experience in the power, water and infrastructure sectors. David graduated from Durham University in 1990 with a BA Hons degree in Accountancy and Economics. and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1993. He subsequently worked in a number of entities in the power and water sectors and took part in various business sales and acquisition processes before taking the role of Group CFO at an international water business with assets in South America, Africa and the UK.

David Michael Guy Group Chief Financial Officer

Badar has extensive experience in Information Technology, Administration, HR and Finance, previously he worked as General Manager Corporate Services for MWASALAT “Oman National Transport Company SAOC”. Bader holds an MSc in Business Management Information Systems and a Graduate certification in Business Computing from Australia.  In addition, he has a Higher Diploma in Software Engineering.

Badar Mohammed Al Nadabi Group Chief Corporate Support Services Officer

Nabil has a proven leadership & management skill. He worked as an Executive Director of Oman Logistics Center, where he led the implementation of the Sultanate of Oman Logistics Strategy (SOLS2040). Before that, he was the project manager at Oman Rail Company where he provided analytical guidance to the project team, as well as the formulation and administration of the process concerning various areas such as accounting, budgeting. He has also worked at Petroleum Development Oman as a contract manager, before being a project manager at the same company. Nabil is also member in the Board of directors of various companies.

Nabil Salim Al Bimani Group Chief Ports & Freezones

John’s career in the Logistics industry spans almost 30 years. He has worked in a number of markets during this time including 14 years in GCC countries. He now leads the ASYAD Freight Cluster which consists of Oman Shipping, Oman Post (Board Chairman of both companies), Oman Drydock and Oman Rail. He is also responsible for developing ASYAD’s Integrated Logistics and Supply Chain Management capabilities. John is a Business graduate from Oxford Brookes University and has an MBA from Instituto de Empresa, Spain.

John Wylie Group Chief Freight Officer

Omar has extensive experience in Corporate Development and transformation as he was the Vise President of Transformation at ASYAD Group. He previously worked as the HR Director of ALAHLIA Insurance Company (Part of RSA) before being a Chief Operating Officer at the same company. Omar also filled leadership positions at Orpic and higher educational sector in the fields of Human Resources management, project management and I.T. management.

Omar Mahmood Al Mahrizi Group Chief Development Officer

Sheikh Ahmed Akaak is a long term veteran of the logistics and shipping industry, with over 25 years experience. With a BSc of Economics from the Seattle Pacific University, US and a Masters from the Gulf University in Bahrain, he served in the Port of Salalah for 20 years, with his last post being the Acting CEO. Before that, he was the Deputy CEO at the port, and Port's Chief Corporate Officer, and the General Manager Human Resources.

Sheikh Ahmed Ali Akaak Group Chief Marketing Officer

Nasser is a proven dedicated and innovative leader with a broad experience in supply chain management, business development and the development of Public Private Partnerships, including concession agreements. Prior to his new appointment, Nasser served ASYAD as Group VP Supply Chain, and as Oman Rail General Manager Procurement and Supply Chain. Before joining ASYAD Group, he has occupied senior positions in the Utilities and Oil & Gas sectors. Nasser’s solid track record make him a competent and trusted member of the Boards of Directors of Duqm Naval DryDock, National Ferries Company and Mwasalat. He also chairs the Audit committees of National Ferries Company and Mwasalat.

Nasser Ahmed Al Sharji Group Senior VP - Public Services & National Projects

Zahra is highly qualified in the Internal Audit field from reputed international Universities with an extensive experience in Banking, Shipping businesses and logistics. Before joining ASYAD, Zahra was leading the Internal Audit unit in Oman Shipping Company, she has also filled leadership positions within the internal audit department in Bank Muscat. Zahra is a goal oriented and a committed professional with international certifications of Masters in Audit Management and Consultancy from Birmingham City University (BCU), Certified Fraud Examiner from the Association of Certified Fraud examiners (ACFE), Certified Risk Management Assurance awarded from the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and a Harvard Business School alumnus in Management and Leadership. Zahra has earned her Bsc in Science from the university of Queensland, Australia.

Zahra Al Lawati Group Head Internal Audit