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Senior Vice President, Downstream

Abdulaziz Al Gudaimi

Abdulaziz M. Al-Gudaimi has been appointed as senior vice president of Downstream, effective May 1 2017, having previously served as acting Business Line Head for the business line. He had previously served as the vice president, Power Systems, an assignment he took on in September 2014.

Prior to that, Al-Gudaimi held similar leadership positions with Corporate Planning, Chemicals and New Business Development. He was appointed vice president – Northern Area Oil Operations (NAOO), in April 2007, after being elevated to executive director of NAOO in September 2006.

He joined the company in January 1994, following the merger of the Saudi Arabian Marketing and Refining Co. (SAMAREC) with Saudi Aramco. 

Al-Gudaimi began working for SAMAREC in 1983 at Riyadh Refinery, after graduating from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals with a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering. He later obtained an M.S. degree in Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, in 2001.