Khalid M. Al-Aboodi,
Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi joined the Board of Directors of the Company as of the 29th of December 2016 and was assigned to chair the Executive Committee in the Board and a membership in the Nominations and Remuneration Committee, he was appointed as Managing Director as of 1 February 2018.
Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi holds a master's degree in economics from Northeastern University at the United States of America. Before joining SALIC, he worked as CEO of Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) for more than ten years.
Mr. Al-Aboodi worked in the position of senior economist at the Public Investment Fund where he was responsible for many privatizations.
He also worked as Alternate Executive director for Saudi Arabia at the World Bank Board in Washington DC.
As Chief Investment Officer, Abdulrahman Al-Hassan leads SALIC’s initiatives to identify, assess and bring to fruition the most suitable and strategic agribusiness investment opportunities from around the world. Al-Hassan also plays a key role in developing and implementing corporate strategy and organizational planning and development. He joined SALIC in 2012 as Vice President, Investment.
Al-Hassan is a veteran professional with nearly 25 years of experience spanning the fields of finance, investment and business strategy and development.
Al-Hassan earned his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Administration, Seattle, US in 1989, Masters in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business Administration, Saint Martin’s College, Lacey, US in 1986 and Bachelors in Business Administration from the College of Business Administration, Seattle Pacific University, US in 1984.
Over subsequent years, he attended a number of specialized management courses and executive training at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, the UK Institute of Directors, London, UNIDO, Management Center Europe, Brussels, Belgium, Harvard University, US and Chase Manhattan Bank, US.
Prior to joining SALIC, Al-Hassan worked as Director, Strategy and Business Planning, at Taqa (Saudi Arabia’s industrialization and energy services company), Executive Director, Investment Promotion, at SAGIA (Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority) and Senior Credit Consultant at SIDF (Saudi Industrial Development Fund).Prior to joining SALIC, Al-Hassan worked as Director, Strategy and Business Planning, at Taqa (Saudi Arabia’s industrialization and energy services company), Executive Director, Investment Promotion, at SAGIA (Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority) and Senior Credit Consultant at SIDF (Saudi Industrial Development Fund).
Ahmad M. Alsalem,
Chief Corporate Services Officer
As a Chief Corporate Services Officer for Corporate Services Sector, Ahmad AlSalem oversees human capital, information technology, procurement, supply chain and buildings engineering. Alsalem is leading the development of corporate services sector by ensuring, attracting and utilizing best calibers ,maintaining a motivating work environment to using the best advanced technology solutions in order to develop the SALIC’s business.
Alsalem’s focus is on helping to develop and implement well-designed strategies, policies and processes to enable SALIC achieve its goals.
Alsalem earned an executive MBA from KFUPM, Saudi Arabia, which was the culmination of a series of post-graduate diploma and certifications that included CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) from New York, PMP (Project Management Professional), HR Management Diploma. He has also obtained certifications as anti-corruption manager and in managing and leading CHANGE.
Alsalem has over 18 years’ experience in leading positions in strategy and leading operations, Prior to joining SALIC, he was the Sector Head of human resources and development at the Saudi Food and Drug Authority ( SFDA ). Before that, he used to lead different functions within Saudi Telecom Company STC. Earlier, he was the Senior Vice President at the leading telecommunications service provider VIVA Kuwait.