Agile, progressive and focused on creating a winning experience for its elite clientele, Sohar International has established itself as a preferred financial partner in the Sultanate. Adding to its accolades, Sohar International was recently conferred the ‘Best Corporate Banking – Oman 2021’ award at the Business Outlook Media Awards based in UAE which further attests to the bank’s strong position in the market. The award recognizes and rewards excellence in businesses around the world with a focus on performance, innovation and drive to create industry value.
While Sohar International has always been revered for demonstrating utmost excellence in its Wholesale Banking services, the bank has also expanded its offering by including an entire suite of financial and business advisory solutions aligned to the overall direction of the economy and Oman vision 2040. With a team of highly-skilled advisors who reserve a deep understanding of the various sectors within the local market and related business sentiments, Sohar International has been successful in helping its corporate customers make prudent financing decisions thereby expanding their business and positively contributing to the overall economy. Effectively drawing up a future map of the finance environment, the bank’s financial advisors are able to further highlight potential threats and opportunities, therefore giving business owners a better understanding of the market to strategically plan ahead.
“Sohar International has always believed in going the extra mile for its customers and receiving this prestigious award from Business Outlook Media testifies to the fact that our efforts are geared in the right direction and we have been able to play a catalyst role within the local economy. Supporting businesses, irrespective of their size and scale, has been a key focus area for the bank. In the past year, while Sohar International has earned its place as an active and reliable financial partner for various vital projects in the Sultanate, the bank has also played a key role in supporting SME development through convenient financing options and efficient advisory services,” said Mr. Ahmed Al Musalmi, Chief Executive Officer of Sohar International. “Having a comprehensive understanding of the dynamically changing business environment and the associated financial risks and rewards are imperative to the success of a corporate. Our team of advisors are, therefore, not just well-versed with market trends but are also committed to providing valuable insights that help guide customers to better plan their finances. Through value-added services such as this as well as an ecosystem of products and services complimenting the requirements of customers, Sohar International has remained steadfast in its endeavors to enhance the entrepreneurial capabilities of its corporate customers.”
Taking pride in the diversity of its client portfolio, Sohar International is uniquely positioned to understand and address the varying demands of its corporate customers. With continued innovation in its products and services along with a keen focus on digitalization, the bank is well-equipped to handle the complexities of business needs by offering its customers a range of comprehensive and integrated solutions that are convenient, quick and hassle-free.
With excellence in all its banking operations and the inherent fervor to contribute towards the economic progress of the country, Sohar International has earned commendable recognition for its winning strategies and has successfully positioned itself as a premium bank in the Sultanate. Amongst its recent accolades, Sohar International won the ‘Best Employer Brand’ Award as well as the Award for ‘Managing Health at Work’ at the World HRD Congress - Oman Best Employer Brand Awards 2021 - a global body based out of India. The Bank was also honored with two coveted titles at the World Economic Magazine Awards based out of the United States of America, for being the “Most Innovative Bank 2021” and for the “Most Improved Bank in Profitability Management 2021”. In addition, the bank won the highly coveted award titled ‘Innovative Campaign of the Year' at the Oman Banking and Finance Awards, powered by OER and co-located with New Age Banking Summit 2021. Awards like these confirm the bank’s unique leadership, pursuit of excellence and determination to create a winning experience.