Abdullah Mogbil Al Garawi
president and CEO, Advanced Petrochemical Company
Abdullah Mogbil Al Garawi presides over the board of directors as the company’s vice chairman and director. Al Garawi was instrumental in leading the firm into key markets in Asia, including South Korea, where it set up a joint venture plant capable of producing over 600,000 metric tonnes of propylene per year. Advanced Petrochemical Company owns 30% of this joint venture, which started operations in 2016, through its foreign investment arm Advanced Global, while the remaining, majority stake is controlled by SK Gas of South Korea. Prior to taking the top position at the company in October 2010, Al Garawi served as the deputy director of manufacturing at SABIC’S Jubail operations in Saudi Arabia.