Renaissance appoints Chief People Officer

April 6, 2023

Renaissance Services has appointed Issa Al Aufi as its new Chief People Officer. A seasoned human resource professional with over 15 years of experience in the field, Issa joined the company in March 2023.

Having held positions in companies across various sectors like oil and gas, aviation, real estate, FMCG and banking, Issa brings his capabilities in effectively managing complexities and challenges of organisations with large, diverse workforce across hierarchies. His expertise ranges from Labour Law, conflict resolution, change management, communication, compensation and rewards and relationship management among others.

A Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Business Administration from Sultan Qaboos University, Issa joins Renaissance from Ahli Bank and has previously held positions in Oman Refreshment Company, Saraya Bandar Jissah, Oman Airports Management Company, Oxy, PDO and the Ministry of Defence. He is also a visiting lecturer on HR related topics in various colleges in Oman.

Welcoming Issa, CEO Stephen R Thomas said, “Renaissance is proud of its diverse workforce, which is driving its success. Issa brings with him the right combination of skills and understanding of the challenges and potential of attracting, nurturing, and retaining great people.”

On his part, Issa said, “Renaissance’s range of services solutions and the way these are delivered is outstanding. The company’s acknowledgement that its success comes from its frontline staff, and how it cares for them is exemplary. I feel honoured to be part of this culture and look forward to contributing to its purpose and vision.”