National Bank of Oman (NBO) has announced the appointment of Aliya Al Balushi as its new Head of Talent and Performance Management. Aliya has over 16 years' experience in the banking industry with previous senior roles in Compliance, Internal Audit and Corporate Communications. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new role, she is anticipated to steer the bank's roadmap for talent acquisition, people development, and performance management, as it seeks to strengthen its position as a future-ready, world-class institution.
"At NBO, we are proud to have a market-leading workforce and Aliya will be a tremendous asset to the team. As we strengthen our endeavours to create and sustain a strong performance-based culture, and nurture a leadership pipeline, her role will be integral to supporting our business performance and ultimately, providing our customers with a first-rate banking experience." said Abdullah Al Hinai, Chief Executive Officer, CEO of NBO.
Among her most recent roles, Aliya served as the Finance and Administration Director, AGM Compliance and AGM Internal Audit. She has a wealth of experience in diverse fields from Compliance and Audit to Human Resources, Finance and Procurement, and is credited for implementing a number of transformational strategies. Aliya's educational attainments include a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Durham, UK, and a Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Finance, Accounting and Management from the University of Nottingham, UK.