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H.E. Tahir bin Salim Al Amri

Chairman of Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer of the Central Bank of Oman

His Excellency Tahir Salim Al Amri is the Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) since 2017. Through his leadership, CBO proactively provides a stable framework for the economic development of Oman through the effective, efficient, and transparent implementation of monetary and exchange rate policy and management of the financial sector.

His career started at the Ministry of Finance in revenue accountancy before becoming the Acting Director of Oil Revenue and then the Director of Gas Revenue. Later in his career, he became the Director-General of Treasury and Accounts and then the Director-General of budget and Contracts. In 2015, HE Al Amri moved to the private sector as Deputy CEO of Oman Investment and Finance Company and was engaged in a transformation journey to enhance efficiency and productivity before his appointment at CBO.

H.E. Al Amri has served on the Board of several prestigious private and public entities, for a variety of businesses from a leading local bank, to sovereign wealth funds, shipping, and the oil and gas industry. His pragmatic approach played an important role in participating in the negotiations of national agreements spanning technical licensing and construction contracts, writing of articles of association, Oil, and Gas upstream agreements, shareholders’ agreements, shipping contracts, establishing credit policies and procedures, and Audit Committees.

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