Appointment of the a new Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer of Sohar Power Company SAOG (“SPC”), Mr. Guillaume Baudet is moving on to another assignment within the ENGIE group in Europe, and such, he has submitted his resignation to the Board of Directors of SPC. The Board of Directors has accepted Mr. Baudet’s resignation and resolved to appoint Mr. Ya’qoub Harbi Salim Al Harthi as Chief Executive Officer of the Company as replacement for Mr. Baudet effective 23 September 2019. The Board of SPC thanks Mr. Baudet for his services to SPC and wish him well for his future endeavours.
Mr. Ya’qoub Harbi Salim Al Harthi holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Sultan Qaboos University in Oman. Mr. Ya’qoub Al Harthi has been associated with power plant operations and management in various power plants of ENGIE for over 14 years. He was appointed as CEO of Al Batinah Power Company SAOG in 2017 and as CEO of Al-Kamil Power Company SAOG in 2015. Prior to that he was the General Manager of Al Kamil Construction and Services LLC from early 2014. He worked in Rusail Power Station and Sohar Power and Water Plant as operations manager for several years.