Visionary : (late) Sheikh Mohamed Rashid Abdullah Al Fannah Al Araimi
Born in Sur, a city known for trading since the very old days, (late) Sheikh Mohamed Rashid Abdullah Al Fannah Al Araimi was from the distinguished Al Fannah Al Araimi Family. He started his prosperous journey from the age of 9 leaving his family for the first time to pursue his education. He was a strong believer that education was the key to success and that drove him to thrive against all odds for many years abroad to accomplish his goal and with strong faith he was able to attain his degree in Business studies in Cairo. Coming from a trading family (late) Sheikh Mohamed Rashid Abdullah Al Fannah Al Araimi was blessed with business acumen and entrepreneurial excellence and has become one of the most dynamic Omani business leaders in the Sultanate.
He began his career in the private sector by joining Galfar Engg. & Contg. Co. LLC as the General Manager in 1979 where he played a prominent role in turning the company around into Oman’s and the Gulf’s premier Civil-Electro-Mechanical Contracting Company, of which he has later become the Vice Chairman.
Besides, his direct involvement in the establishment of all the group companies, (late) Sheikh Mohamed Rashid Abdullah Al Fannah Al Araimi was one of Oman’s leading founders and investors in a number of prestigious projects that contributed to a great extent in the development of the country by the private sector. He was also equally active in the local and overseas financial market investments.
Chairperson: Mrs. Budoor Mohamed Rashid Al Araimi
Mrs. Budoor Mohamed Rashid Al Fannah Al Araimi is the Chairperson of Al Siraj Holdings LLC. She completed her education from The University of Nottingham-UK and holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Finance, Accounting and Management.
She started her career at Citibank Private Bank in London and then returned to Oman where she joined Oman Oil Co. Currently she is the Vice-Chairperson of Gulf Plastic Industries Co. SAOG, member of the Board of Directors of National Drilling & Services Co. LLC, Al Khalij Heavy Equipment & Engineering Co. LLC, Galfar-Abu Dhabi and Galfar-Qatar. She is also the Managing Director of Travel Point LLC & Travel City LLC.
Vice-Chairperson: Ms. Khulood Mohamed Rashid Al Araimi
Ms. Khulood Mohamed Rashid Al Araimi is the Vice-Chairperson of Al Siraj Holdings LLC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in E-commerce & Digital Business from The University of Nottingham, U.K. She also has a Masters in Business Administraton from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
She started her career in Corporate Banking at Bank Muscat SAOC. She is presently a Board Director in Galfar Engineering and Contracting Co. SAOG, Gulf Plastic Industries Co. SAOG, Oman Medical College SAOC, Caledonian College of Engineering LLC, and Travel Point LLC & Travel City LLC. She is also the Managing Director of Advanced Technology & Projects Co. LLC.
Director : Mr. Khalid Mohamed Rashid Al Araimi
Mr. Khalid Mohamed Rashid Al Araimi is a Director on the board of Al Siraj Holdings LLC. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Nottingham, U.K. He also has a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
He started his career as a Drilling Enginner at BP the world's sixth-largest energy company. He is a presently a Board Director in Travel Point LLC & Travel City LLC, Advanced Technology & Projects Co. LLC, Al Siraj Logistics LLC, Al Siraj Hospitality Management Services LLC, Al Siraj Contracting & Engineering LLC and Oman Center for Skills Development SAOC. He is also the Managing Director of Delta International Projects & Engineering LLC.