Abdulaziz Al Balushi, CEO of ahlibank has been conferred with the coveted Forbes award for " the Second Best CEO in the Arab World-.
Receiving the prestigious recognition in the Forbes Award Ceremony for Top CEOs at Atlantis, The Palm Hotel & Resort Dubai, Mr Abdulaziz al Balushi, the CEO of ahlibank said "this is a proud moment for me personally as a professional banker and more importantly, all of us at ahlibank. As the CEO, it is a wonderful feeling to receive this prestigious award from Forbes-. Abdulaziz was felicitated by Forbes Middle East for demonstrating great performance, strong vision and teamwork as the Leader and CEO of ahlibank.
A total of 324 companies were anaylsed by Forbes magazine and Abdulaziz Al Balushi was selected as the second best CEO from a list of 75 bank CEOs in the Arab World.
Abdulaziz Al Balushi added " I dedicate this recognition to all our ahlibankers who made this possible. As CEO, my job was to select the right people for the right job and support them in achieving their goals. We have invested in our people, products and technology. The results of these investments and our hardwork is reflected in our consistant performance for the last 5 years. Let me also take this opportunity to thank all our stakeholders -“ Customers, Shareholders, Employees, Regulators , Board members and more particularly, our strategic partner, Ahli United Bank, for their support and guidance all along.
In the past, ahlibank, under the able leadership of Abdulaziz Al Balushi, has received many awards including "The Best Bank of Oman- by OER-GBCM, "The Best Large Capital Company- by AIWA- Gulf Bader and "Excellence in Corporate Governance "from the Capital Market Authority. Abdulaziz Al Balushi has successfully transformed the erstwhile single product mortgage bank into a multi product full fledged commercial bank and led the bank to become the fastest growing bank of the Sultanate.
Times Of Oman