Sohar International Bank's CTO resigns

Sohar International Bank's Chief Transformation Officer resigns 

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Banking tech veteran Ewan MacLeod has resigned from his role as chief transformation officer at Sohar International, the Omani bank formerly known as Bank Sohar.

MacLeod joined the Muscat-based firm in February 2020 and was responsible for driving the technology, digital and cultural transformation of the bank, reporting to its CEO, Ahmed Al Musalmi.

Prior to joining Sohar, he spent more than three years as chief digital officer at Nordic financial services company Nordea, where he also established Nordea Ventures to invest in fintech start-ups on behalf of the bank before his resignation in 2019. He has also held roles at UK banks NatWest and Nationwide Building Society.

Announcing his departure on LinkedIn, MacLeod thanks CEO Al Musalmi “for the opportunity to have contributed to the transformative journey of the awesome institution that is Sohar International”.

“I wish all my colleagues every success for the future and I hope to be able to visit the great country of Oman regularly!” he writes.

Regarding his next steps, MacLeod concludes: “I’ll write more in due course about what’s next for me.”