23/06/2012

Knowledge Oman Appoints Rym Aoudia as COO

Knowledge Oman, the leading community knowledge sharing platform in the Sultanate, has appointed Rym Aoudia as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) as part of the recent growth and expansion of its operational activities in the community.
 
 
"We have built a solid foundation over the past few years and the scale of projects has increased dramatically. As part of maintaining the operational excellence, we have created a new COO role to oversee and support the day to day operations that are important to the growth of our organization. We are pleased to appoint Rym who has demonstrated excellent leadership, a passion for developing community initiatives and a strong commitment to delivering results" said Tariq Hilal Al Barwani, CEO & President of Knowledge Oman.
 
Rym is an MBA candidate with a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Language & Literature. She has previously worked in the communications industry, in the areas of advertising, marketing and PR with Whitepoint Media Advertising and GoGoNet digital marketing. Rym is currently employed as the Head of Business Development & Alliances at Prosper Management Consultancy, managing the company's partnerships, service portfolio and business development team in the region, while contributing to delivering training workshops.
 
Committed to community development, Rym launched a children’s cultural initiative in 2004, named Atfaaluna, which served children from different countries through its online platform in three different languages to showcase children’s creativity and provided relevant information to families and specialist for learning and networking. In 2010, Rym launched the Khayaali project in Oman through a series of events that promoted local artists and talent, benefiting the nationals and residents of the country looking for a creative space to engage and grow.
 
Knowledge Oman is uniquely driven by the community through a diverse team of volunteers, and has received a number of prestigious awards since formation, with the “International standard web technology award" during the Oman Web Awards 2009, the "Brand Leadership Award" at the world BrandCongress 2010, and the "Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Education” award from the World HRD Congress in 2012. Knowledge Oman (www.knowledgeoman.com) is currently home to more than 15,000 members in the community.
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