Ahmad A. Al-Sa’adi

Senior Vice President Technical Services, Saudi Aramco

Ahmad A. Al-Sa’adi was appointed Senior Vice President of Technical Services on December 16, 2015, effective January 1 2016. Al-Sa’adi heads Saudi Aramco engineering services, project management, information technology, materials supply and community, infrastructure and public projects. In this capacity, he directs approximately 7,500 employees and oversees more than $100 billion in capital expenditures. Al-Sa’adi oversees 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 which consisted of seven gas processing centers capable of processing a total of 12 billion scfd. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Pipelines, Distribution & Terminals, which operated more than 50 facilities Kingdom-wide. 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 held the position of the Chief Engineer of Saudi Aramco and, prior to that, 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 served professionally and in a supervisory capacity, domestically and internationally, over a multitude of engineering, refining and project management fields and currently serves as Chairman of Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery (SAMREF). Al-Sa’adi joined Saudi Aramco in 1981 and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1981. In 2000, he completed the Management Development program at Harvard Business School.