(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As part of the 6th Annual CFO Strategies Forum Middle East organised in Dubai by the French Business Information Group, naseba, and in the presence of over than 150 CEOs, CFOs and financial experts from various countries, Hafidh al Harthy, Qalhat LNG's acting CEO, was voted the prestigious 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year 2012.'This award, according to a press release, honours the CFO who has demonstrated innovation, breaking the mould of traditional finance by contributing to significant transactions or transformation of one's company.The jury screened all entries and material based on supporting evidence, testimonials, press articles and references. Innovation, company performance, cash management and risk management were the important factors taken into consideration by the jury panel.Harthy was the only Omani to receive the recognition at the event that covers the Middle East and North Africa region. It is also worth mentioning that Harthy was shortlisted for two categories - 'MENA CFO of the Year' and 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' awards.More than 150 CFOs, CEOs and board members attended the forum and awards ceremony, held in Dubai on October 10-11, that was well covered by local and international media.On this occasion, Harthy expressed his delight and said, ''This prestigious award proves the excellent reputation of the sultanate as home to many professionally competent people employed in different fields and industries. Thanks to the high attention and the continuous support of the government in this regard.''''I am delighted and proud to have been recognised with this distinct honour that is a solid result of the collective efforts shown by the company's employees who are always committed to excellence and sustained performance''"I hope this will encourage other young Omanis to do better and excel in serving our country and beyond.''This success mirrors the strategic policies Qalhat LNG adapts to ensure outstanding growth in line with the great developments Oman is witnessing today in all sectors, particularly in oil & gas sector,'' Harthy added. Qalhat LNG has taken its corporate social responsibility very seriously. This was evident from the decision to allocate one per cent of the company's annual profits to the development of local communities.Aware of its social responsibilities as an organisation and being fully committed to making a positive difference within society, Qalhat LNG's Social Investment Program (SIP) was designed to identify and invest in projects, events and causes that are of relevance to specific needs of the local communities and the entire sultanate.