Company News

Appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Al Batinah Power Company SAOG (“the Company”) is pleased to advise the Capital Market Authority, the Muscat Securities Market and the investors’ community as follows:

a)      Mr. Ya’qoub Harbi Salim Al Harthi is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company

          in   replacement of Mr. Jürgen De Vyt effective 1 January 2017.

b)      Mr. Ya’qoub Al Harthi acts as Disclosure Officer of the Company, and

c)       Mr. Ya’qoub Al Harthi acts as Company Spokesperson of the Company.

Mr. Jürgen De Vyt will leave the Company by the same date and pursue new professional challenges within Engie.

Mr. Ya’qoub 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-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.

The Board of Directors of Al Batinah Power Company SAOG welcomes Mr. Ya’qoub Al Harthi and expresses all its gratitude to Mr. Jürgen De Vyt for the work completed and projects achieved successfully over the last 3 years within the Company.