The Renaissance Board brings together core competencies of directors with vision, strategic insight, and industry knowledge, who provide direction to the executive management.

The Board and company managers are committed to adopt the best practices of corporate governance that promotes ethical standards and individual integrity. To view the company’s report on Corporate Governance click here.

Samir J Fancy- Chairman
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Samir J. Fancy

Mr. Samir J Fancy is the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1996. He has held senior positions and undertaken leading roles such as:

  • Founder and Vice Chairman of Tawoos Group since 1983, and Chairman of Tawoos Group since 2005.
  • Chairman of Topaz Energy & Marine SAOG since foundation and up to its acquisition by the Company in May 2005.
  • Chairman of Amani Financial Services SAOC since 1997.
  • Executive Chairman of Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd.
  • Director of Samena Capital
  • He has acted as a Director of National Bank of Oman, Muscat Finance Company and Vision Insurance in the past.
Ali bin Hassan Sulaiman – Deputy Chairman
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Ali bin Hassan Sulaiman

Mr. Ali bin Hassan Sulaiman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1996 and is Deputy Chairman since March 2010. He is a founder of Ali and Abdul Karim Group and director of the following companies:

  • Director of Topaz Energy & Marine SAOG for several years up to its acquisition by the Company in May 2005.
  • Director of Majan Glass Manufacturing Co SAOG.
  • Director of Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd.
  • Director of Muscat Finance Co SAOG
  • Member of Vision GCC fund investment committee
HH Sayyid Tarik bin Shabib bin Taimur- Director
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HH Sayyid Tarik bin Shabib bin Taimur

HH Sayyid Tarik bin Shabib bin Taimur is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1996. Other positions held by him include the following:

  • Founder and Director of Tawoos Group.
  • Chairman of Marina Bander Al Rowdha SAOG for six years until its takeover by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman in April 2003.
  • Chairman of National Hospitality Institute SAOG since 1995.
  • Director of Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd.
Sunder George - Director
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Sunder George

Mr. Sunder George is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2001. He has extensive experience in Banking & Finance and has held several senior executive positions in Oman & abroad until he retired from Bank Muscat on 31 December, 2012 as its Deputy Chief Executive. He was Chief Adviser to the Bank for a year until the end of 2013. Sunder George sits on the Board of Directors of the following Companies:

  • Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd.
  • BMI Bank, Bahrain.
  • Halcyon Capital SAOC.
  • Oman Fixed Income Fund.
Yeshwant C Desai - Director
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Yeshwant C Desai

Mr. Yeshwant C Desai is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2001 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He has had a successful career and extensive experience in Banking & Finance and has held senior executive positions in Oman & abroad, which include:

  • Ex CEO of Bank Muscat SAOG.
  • Director of Topaz Energy & Marine SAOG for several years up to its acquisition by the Company in May 2005.
  • Director of Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd
Colin Rutherford - Director
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Rutherford

Mr. Colin Rutherford has been a member of the Board since 2005 and was formerly Chairman of BUE Marine Holdings Limited prior to its acquisition by Renaissance Group SAOG. He has diverse experience of public and private companies having served on many International Boards. He is a Chartered Accountant and former Corporate Financier, and currently enjoys the following positions within his portfolio:

  • Executive Chairman and CEO of Teachers Media PLC.
  • Non Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Mitchells & Butlers PLC
  • Non Executive Chairman of Brookgate Limited

Colin holds further positions in Retail, Specialist building products and real estate, amongst others.

Saleh bin Nasser Aboud Al-Habsi - Director
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Rutherford

Director in the National Bank of Oman since March 2008 and Member of the Credit Committee of the Board. He previously held the position of Chairman of the Board Risk Committee of the bank.

Having 21 years of experience in the financial sector, Mr. Al Habsi is currently General Manager of MOD Pension Fund. Previously, he served as Chairman of Muscat Fund, Deputy Chairman of Gulf Custody Company Oman, SAOC. He was a board member of Bank Dhofar SAOG, and Al Omaniya Financial Services SAOG.

Mr. Saleh holds MBA and M.Sc. in Finance both from University of Maryland (USA), and BSBA and BA from Boston University (USA). He also attended senior executive program at London Business School and High Performance Boards Program at IMD Switzerland. Other positions held by him include the following:

  • Member of the Board of GrowthGate Capital, a regional Private Equity Co.
  • Member of Investors committee of Investment Stabilization Fund.