Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre’s GM Commends Latest Recruits



The Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (OCES) general manager Trevor McCartney said he is delighted with the professionalism, knowledge and skills of the venue’s latest recruits.

“This center is one of the country’s pillar projects and I’m confident that the team we’re presently assembling will contribute to Oman’s economic diversification by attracting some of the world’s most prestigious events to the Sultanate,” said McCartney.

Mr. McCartney announced the appointments of Mr. Salim Al Flaiti as Director of Human Resources, Mr. Ahmed Al Habsi as Director of Finance & Administration and Mr. Akram Al Maawali as Protocol and Liaison Manager.

Mr. Al Flaiti’s previous positions include Director of Human Resources for the Al Sulaimi Group; Assistant Director General for the Ministry of Health’s Directorate General of Education & Training; and Director of Patient Service Improvement at the Royal Hospital.

Mr. Al Habsi has strong experience in both Oman and overseas with his most recent positions at the Oman Environmental Service and Omantel, as well as Halliburton Worldwide and Arthur Anderson.

Mr. Al Maawali has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the College of Commerce & Economics at the Sultan Qaboos University and has recently worked at The Wave Muscat and the Ministry of Finance.

“Mr. Al Flaiti, Mr. Al Habsi and Mr. Al Maawali are highly experienced and with their commitment, passion and drive they will be enormous assets to OCEC’s operation in the lead up to the Centre’s opening in 2016,” said Mr. McCartney.

He added that Mr. Tariq Sultan, Business Development Executive, Ms. Marya Al Hashar, Business Development Researcher and Mr. Mohammed Al Zadjali, PRO were also playing integral support roles at the Centre.

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