Qatar Insurance Group, the flagship insurer in Qatar and the MENA region has recently announced the appointment of Mr. Hasan Al-Lawati as the new CEO for its subsidiary Oman Qatar Insurance Company (OQIC). Mr. Lawati will focus on driving forward the strategic goals of OQIC and will facilitate its further growth and development in the Sultanate of Oman.

This step comes in line with QIC Group’s consistent strategic approach that aims to focus on identifying local talent and empowering them to spearhead key developments within the QIC Group. In fact, much of the success of QIC Group and its entities is attributable to the key contributions made by the local talents within the Group.

Commenting on the latest appointment, Mr. Salem Al Mannai, Group CEO of QIC Group stated, “I extend my heartiest wishes to Hasan and congratulate him on his new role. I am confident that Hasan’s years of experience and expertise in the Omani insurance marketplace will drive forward strategic changes and take OQIC to its next phase of anticipated growth and evolution.”

In his 11 years’ of experience, Hasan has amassed significant experience of working in the insurance industry, right from underwriting, and risk management to broking. An industry veteran, and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) in the UK, Hasan is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Oman Insurance Association (OIA) and the Finance and Insurance Committee at the Oman Chamber of Commerce.