Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh joined SABIC as Project Engineer, assuming his present position, EVP Petrochemicals, on Oct 15, 2016 following the amalgamation of the Polymers and Chemicals Strategic Business Units (SBUs). He also holds the Chairmanship of two SABIC manufacturing affiliates – Saudi Petrochemical Company (SADAF) and Arabian Petrochemical Company (PETROKEMYA).
Mr. Al-Fageeh has held several key leadership posts within SABIC. Prior to his current position, he served as EVP for Polymers. He has also held the posts of EVP, Performance Chemicals; VP, Global LL/LD Polyethylene Business; General Manager, Operations and Planning, Basic Chemicals Strategic Business Unit; and General Manager Oxygenates.
He has also held a variety of leadership positions at SABIC affiliates. He was the first President, Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (YANSAB); Chairman, National Methanol Company (IBN SINA); Chairman of Saudi Arabian Methacrylate Company (SAMAC); Chairman of SABIC SK Nexlene Company (SSNC), Chairman of Saudi-Japanese Acrylonitrile Company (SHROUQ) and Vice Chairman, Saudi European Petrochemical Company (IBN ZAHR); Board member, Arabian Petrochemical Company (PETROKEMYA); and Board Member and Marketing Committee Member, Saudi Methanol Company (AR-RAZI).
He also held the prestigious Chairmanship of World Plastics Council (WPC), an NGO, working efficiently to address common issues and works to promote the ethic of sustainability and the responsible use of plastics.
Mr. Al-Fageeh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the King Saud University, Riyadh, and an MBA from Bradford University, UK