Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi was appointed Executive Vice President Technical Services, effective January 1, 2016.
Al-Sa’adi heads Saudi Aramco engineering services, project management, information technology, digital transformation, procurement and supply chain. Al Sa’adi also oversees and provides the direction of corporate environmental and occupational health policies and provides guidance to management as to the impact of environmental trends.
In July 2010, Al Sa’adi became the vice president of Gas Operations — headquartered in ‘Udhailiyah — and led a complex organization that consisted of seven gas processing centers capable of processing a total of 12 billion standard cubic feet per day.
Prior to this, he was vice president of Pipelines, Distribution, and Terminals, which operated more than 50 facilities Kingdomwide. He was responsible for the transportation of oil, gas, and domestic fuel distribution through bulk plants and air fueling units, and for Kingdom crude exports through terminals.
Al Sa’adi previously held the position of chief engineer of Saudi Aramco. Prior to this, he was president and CEO for Aramco Gulf Operations Company (AGOC), and chairman of the Executive Committee providing policy and direction to Al-Khafji Joint Operations. Al Sa’adi has previously served in a number of professional and supervisory positions domestically and internationally, including engineering, refining, and project management. He currently serves as chairman of the Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery, the Sadara Chemicals Company, and the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services.
Al Sa’adi joined Saudi Aramco in 1981 after earning his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. In 2000, he completed the Management Development program at Harvard Business School.