The new assignment comes in line with the bank’s progressive strategy which aims to attract and retain the most competent local and global expertise for its workforce, Bank Sohar said in a press release.
Sasi Kumar, acting CEO of Bank Sohar, said, “On behalf of Bank Sohar’s management and staff, I would like to welcome Abdulhafeedh al Balushi and Marc Zogheib to our team as they both will bring in a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. Their appointment reiterates our commitment to identifying and sourcing the most talented and valued expertise to match the standard of banking excellence that we provide across the entire range of our products and services.”
Balushi has over 20 years of experience in different fields of banking, including corporate banking, retail banking, project financing, business development, marketing, credit risk and operations. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Preston University of Management, Science and Technology in Pakistan, which is affiliated with Preston University in Wyoming, USA. Zogheib has 22 years of banking experience in corporate and institutional banking, risk management and syndications in leading banks in Australia and the GCC. He holds a master’s degree in finance from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.