Muscat: HSBC Bank Oman hosted a gala reception recently to celebrate the successful completion of systems integration following the merger of Oman International Bank with HSBC Middle East Ltd's operations in the Sultanate.
The celebration also marked the beginning of the rebranding of the bank's extensive branch and ATM network with HSBC's signature red hexagon logo. This is due to be completed by year end.
Held at the bank's new head office in Al Khuwair, the event was attended by senior government officials, business leaders and decision makers including Dr Omar bin Abdul Munim Al Zawawi, special adviser to His Majesty for External Liaison and Hamoud bin Sangour Al Zadjali, executive president of the Central Bank of Oman as well as HSBC Bank Oman's board of directors and senior leadership team.
Earlier in the day, employees were recognised by Simon Cooper, chairman of HSBC Bank Oman and CEO, Ewan Stirling for their outstanding contributions in integrating the bank's systems and operations in only 112 working days.