Omran Group’s senior management team comprises diverse and capable professionals with global and local expertise.
Hashil Al Mahrouqi
Hashil Al Mahrouqi has accumulated experience spanning twenty years in investment management in multiple sectors, such as oil and gas, tourism and logistics. As part of this distinguished career, he worked for a period of 10 years in the management of a range of mixed-use real estate developments and tourism investments.
Al Mahrouqi held a number of positions, the last of which was Senior Manager of Investment Real Estate at the Oman Investment Authority (OIA), Chairman and CEO of Yiti Tourism Development Company, Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Directors at ASAAS Company. In addition to his membership in a number of boards of directors and associated committees in the Oman Investment Authority’s real estate investments in both the United Kingdom and the Republic of Germany. This also coincided with other roles that he assumed, including managing local and international real estate investment portfolios amounting to one billion Omani riyals in the sectors of hospitality, entertainment, logistics, retail and multi-purpose projects, as well as leading projects to attract foreign direct investment worth tens of millions.
In his current position as CEO of OMRAN Group, Al Mahrouqi is taking the helm at the Group to enrich the efforts of development, progress and growth in the tourism sector. In addition to enhancing the capabilities of the Group, its subsidiaries and the broad portfolio of tourism assets and investments across the Sultanate, in compliance with the directions of Oman Investment Authority. Aiming at maximizing investment returns and achieving local added value, these efforts will contribute towards delivering some of key objectives of Oman 2040 Vision, through attracting tourism investments, developing pioneering projects and yielding socio-economic returns for the Sultanate.
Al Mahrouqi holds multiple academic and professional qualifications, most notably the Master of Business Administration from Sultan Qaboos University, the Rising Leaders Program Certificate from HEC Paris Business School, the Real Estate Leadership Program certificate from Harvard Business School, and the Executive Leadership Program certificate from INSEAD International Business School, in addition to many professional and specialized certificates in the fields of investment, real estate and management.
Hilal Al Jadidi
Hilal’s main role in OMRAN is to lead and direct the development and management of the organization’s human capital and the execution of a human resources strategy to support the overall business plan and strategic direction of the OMRAN Group, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management and organizational performance.
He has more than 17 years of experience in Human Capital Management including consulting experience, business development, HR strategic planning, organization development & design, project management as well as Human Resources policies and rewards. In addition, he has handled different roles in Human capital function during his career in Takatuf.
Hilal has worked in different roles within the HR sector in local and global companies in the industries of Oil & Gas, Telecom and Leadership Consulting.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in management from Sultan Qaboos University. Moreover, he has successfully achieved the Post
Mohammed Al-Ghafaili holds the position of Chief Operating Officer. His role is to collaborate with the CEO to build and employ strategy, ensure best business practices are met and optimize business operations within the Group. Al-Ghafaili brings operational, managerial and administrative procedures, reporting structures and operation controls to OMRAN. Also, he effectively communicates and foster growth among the executive team and all employees.
Al-Ghufaili has over than 25 years of experience in various leadership roles in different organizations. He started his first career at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), where he held a distinctive function within HR department. In 2006, Al Ghufaili held the position of Team Leader – HR in Occidental Oman. In 2009, he moved to Petrogas E&P and held the position of General Manager HR, Admin & IT, he worked on team developing strategies and promote the company reputation. In 2015, Al-Ghufaili was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in ASAAS. In addition, He had many leadership roles during his work at Yeti Tourism Development Company in 2019, which was to engage in all strategic aspects of project operation and general supervision of the project through monitoring all the operational work of the project.
Al-Ghufaili has BA Journalism from Sultan Qaboos University 1994.
Mohammed Al Eissa
Mohammed Al Eissa is responsible for articulating and implementing the Group’s strategic vision, conceptualizing, and directing the PR, Corporate Communication, and brand management strategies for OMRAN and its subsidiaries in accordance with the corporate vision and mission; and overseeing the strategic plan’s implementation in close coordination with the CEO.
Mohammed has over 15 years of experience in corporate reputation, planning, and transformation. He has held a number of key roles in the public and private sector including heading corporate communications at OMRAN Group, followed by leading the tourism sector team during the national economic diversification program ‘Tanfeedh’ and recently implementing the national investment program for the ITC and hospitality industry at ‘Oman 2040 Vision Implementation Follow-Up Unit’.
In addition, he has served as a board director at Oman Convention & Exhibition Center and Duqm Development Company. He has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations; UK and he has also served as a board member in the Middle East Leadership Academy while heading its local leadership network chapter in the Sultanate.
Al Eissa holds a Master’s in Marketing from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
Saif Al Hinai
Saif Al Hinai holds the position of Senior Vice President – Business Development in the group, whose key role is ensuring the tasks of developing and producing strategic plans for group’s projects scattered across the Sultanate’s several governorates in accordance with high quality standards. Al Hinai also collaborated with teams concerned with the tourism sector in the (Tanfeedh) initiative to accomplish economic diversification programs.
Al Hinai has over 25 years of experience in architecture and design industry, where he has held several positions and memberships through it. In 2004, he served as General Manager of gardens and Public Parks and General Supervisor of the Central Design Division. After that, Al Hinai took the opportunity to assume the position of Vice President of Development in the Blue City between 2007 and 2010, where he contributed to development of the project in partnership with number of consultants and specialists.
Under his stewardship, muscat Municipality achieved many advanced positions, inclusive of first prize for the Municipality’s head office building in the category of architecture, first prize for city beautification and the second prize in landscaping and public parks. In addition, he was the leading force behind muscat Municipality win of three significant awards in the fifth round of the Arab Cities Organization Award in 1994. In 2012, he joined OMRAN group as Senior Vice President & Executive Director of the Al-Irfan Urban Development Project – a proposed to create a brand new financial and business district in the heart of Muscat.
Saif Al Yarubi
Saif Al Yarubi’s role in the OMRAN Group is to manage the financial functions of the OMRAN Group and its assets. through working on strategic guidance and developing financial policies in collaboration with a set of professionals and experts. In addition, he is responsible of enduring the financial control operations, analyzing reports and managing cash flow to ensure the achievement of financial returns for the group, and preparing a budget that guarantees the continuity and sustainability of the group’s financial activity.
He started his career with the Ministry of Defense in Oman in the early 1990s, and then moved to Dubai in 2000 to join Ernst & Young in Assurance and Advisory. He then moved to the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) in 2008, the Dubai Government Sovereign Fund, as its first Finance Director. In 2013 he moved back to Oman as Chief Financial Officer with Alizz Islamic Bank, and later became its Chief Operating Officer. He then returned to Dubai and joined Kerzner International, an ICD Company that manages and promotes luxury global hotel brands The Atlantis and The One & Only as Chief Financial Officer. Amongst other ventures, Saif has served as a Board Member in several entities such as Deyaar Development PJSC, National Bonds and as Chairman of the Airport Finance Company working Committee established for setting up a sustainable funding platform for the new Al Maktoum airport in Jebal Ali. He joined us from Galfar Engineering where he was the Chief Financial Officer.