Ab­du­laziz A Al Zamil

chair­man, Zamil Group

Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East - - POWER 50 -

Born in 1942 in Bahrain, Ab­du­laziz A Al Zamil’s work in in­dus­try and gov­ern­ment has played a piv­otal role in grow­ing Saudi Ara­bia’s econ­omy and in­dus­tries. As the first chief ex­ec­u­tive of SABIC and through the fam­ily-owned Zamil Group Hold­ing Com­pany, Al Zamil has been in­stru­men­tal in cre­at­ing in­dus­trial sec­tors in the king­dom, ca­pa­ble of using ad­vanced tech­nolo­gies to pro­duce high-qual­ity prod­ucts for do­mes­tic con­sump­tion and ex­port. A tech­no­crat by heart with strong engi­neer­ing back­ground, he ad­vo­cated for care­ful expansion by forg­ing strate­gic tech­nol­ogy part­ner­ships in a wide va­ri­ety of fields. Zamil Group, which now em­ploys more than 12,000 peo­ple in 60 coun­tries, is in­volved in di­verse sec­tors, in­clud­ing con­struc­tion, paints, plas­tics, petro­chem­i­cals, ship­build­ing and port man­age­ment.

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