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Al Shaksy appointed chief executive of alizz islamic bank in Oman

July 6, 2014

Times News Service

Muscat: The board of directors of alizz islamic bank, one of the first Islamic banks in the country, has appointed Salaam Said al Shaksy as the chief executive officer of the leading Islamic bank.

Al Shaksy comes with over 22 years' experience in retail as well as wholesale banking. He started his banking career with Citibank Global Consumer Business in 1992 in Dubai. He held the position of CEO in several reputed local and international banks and financial institutions as National Bank of Oman, Dubai Bank, Dubai Banking Group, and Dubai Islamic Investment Group.

On this announcement, His Highness Sayyid Taimur bin As'ad Al Said, chairman of alizz islamic bank said: "I would like to welcome Salaam Al Shaksy as chief executive officer of alizz Islamic bank. I am confident that his wide experience and exceptional insight in the banking sector locally, regionally, and internationally will provide the bank with great value to become a leader Islamic bank in the Oman".

Currently, Al Shaksy is chairman of Oman'sInvestment Stabilisation Fund. He is also a member of the board of directors; member of the board of Executive Committee and chairman of the Tender Committee of Al Rafd Fund (Oman's government funded small and medium enterprises fund); and a board member of the College of Banking and Financial Studies set up and supervised by the Central Bank of Oman.

His previous roles include chairman of Oman National Investment Corporation Holding, deputy chairman of the board of Shell Oman Marketing and chairman of its board Audit Committee; deputy chairman, Muscat Securities Market and board member of Bank Muscat.

Dedicated Islamic bank

alizz islamic bank is one of the first dedicated Islamic banks in Oman and aims to be the country's leading Islamic bank with a comprehensive offering of commercial and retail banking solutions.

It seeks to facilitate commerce and development in the Sultanate of Oman by using transparent processes and innovative products and solutions that are inspired by Islamic Sharia.

The bank has focused its investments on human capital and best-of-breed technology to ensure the delivery of exceptional and responsive customer service.

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Source: Times of Oman

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