During his time with Kanoo, Maarten has been instrumental in developing a strong Group Legal, Insurance & Compliance function through vertical alignment, increased specialization among the team of 10 lawyers as well as a focus on digitalization and strong performance management. His team have led efforts across the Group to introduce and embed capabilities around corporate governance and risk management as well as corporate values and behaviors.
Maarten holds a Master’s degree in Law and a post graduate degree in taxation from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) as well as an MBA from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland).
Previous roles have been on focused on Finance & Insolvency Law, assisting in leveraged management buy-outs, constructing security packages for international lenders and working on high profile insolvency cases, primarily acting on behalf of the banks.
Maarten holds several directorships across a range of sectors providing governance, risk management and other regulatory advice to the Boards on which he serves. He is active member of his community serving on the Board of local not for profit organizations.
Mr. Ganesamurthy Krishnamurthy a Chartered Accountant commenced his career in Chennai. After working for couple of years in Chennai GK moved to Saudi Arabia to take up the role of Chief Accountant in 1994. In 1996 GK joined Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo WLL as Accounts officer and subsequently promoted as Senior Accounts Officer. During brief period of 3 years GK served as a CFO of Bahrain Air before he was hired back by YBAK Kanoo as Manager – Group Finance and Consolidation. GK was promoted to GM – F&A and then to Group CFO in 2019.
Vinay, an accomplished IT professional and transformation leader, brings over 28 years of diverse experience to our organization. With expertise in driving technology and business transformation in the rapidly evolving IT landscape. Vinay is well-versed in Service delivery across Application & Product Development/Cloud/Infrastructure/Cyber security, and Digital Transformation. Throughout his career, Vinay has showcased exceptional leadership skills and proven track record of achieving growth, profitability, fostering innovation, managing large-scale transformations, and delivering excellence.
With his extensive expertise, Vinay is poised to drive organizational success by leveraging technology and business transformation. He has the vision and acumen to capitalize on emerging opportunities and steer us towards a prosperous future.
Tom O’Reilly stands as an accomplished global technologist with an impressive 20-year career driving digital transformation and optimizing service delivery across diverse sectors. Renowned for his prowess in a plethora of industries including high-tech, oil and gas, shipping, and financial services, his unique blend of corporate, consulting, and entrepreneurial experience has been crucial to his success across the US, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
As the Chief Technology & Data Officer of the YBA Kanoo Group, Tom has spearheaded the digital transformation strategy for the 132-year-old privately-owned conglomerate. His guidance has modernized the company's technology landscape, streamlined operations, and enhanced customer engagement. His strategic technology investments and expertise have further catalyzed the company's digital prowess.
Tom has held senior positions at global multinationals like Dell Technologies, VCE, and the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor's degree with Honors in Computer Science and Business from Saint Anselm College. Acknowledged as a Top 10 Executive Briefing Leader for Dell in EMEA, he's recognized for his contributions to the field and his active participation in industry boards and committees.
Tom's passion extends beyond the professional realm to the snowy slopes. A former collegiate ski racer, he retains his love for all winter sports. He currently resides in Bahrain with his wife and their three daughters.