Special Issue Power 50 2015

Special Issue Power 50 2015

RPME presents its annual showcase of the 50 most influential people working in the region's downstream sector Welcome to this year’s Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East Power 50, where we present you with a list of the most influential figures in the region’s downstream sector. Comparing powerful individuals from two separate industries – refining and petrochemicals – is far from straightforward. But it is necessary, as it is important, as the two sectors become more and more integrated. Those few leaders who have made it to the top would have done so based on how influential they are both in the refining and petrochemical industries not just in their respective countries, but also throughout the region. RPME’s 2015 Power List also aims to recognise the role traders and suppliers play in the sector. The GCC is home to some of the world’s largest and most ambitious downstream projects, the development of which wouldn’t have been possible without the cutting-edge technologies and quality services available in region. This is why we’ve includeda a number of executives working for some of the best technology providers in the world, who by promoting innovation and change, have helped shape the Middle East’s downstream industry, enabling it to compete on global markets.

Top10 | Special Issue Power 50 2015


Khalid Al-Falih
1
Khalid Al-Falih
President and CEO , Saudi Aramco

Ziad Al-Labban
2
Ziad Al-Labban
CEO , Sadara Chemical Company

Mohamed Al-Mady
3
Mohamed Al-Mady
CEO and vice chairman, Sabic

HE Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada
4
HE Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada
Chairman , Qatar Petroleum

Ahmad Al-Ohali
5
Ahmad Al-Ohali
CEO , Sipchem

HE Khadem Al-Qubaisi
6
HE Khadem Al-Qubaisi
Managing director, International Petroleum Investment Company

Hamad Rashid Al-Mohannadi
7
Hamad Rashid Al-Mohannadi
Chairman, Qapco

Mutlaq Al-Morished
8
Mutlaq Al-Morished
Chairman of Saudi Kayan, VP Sabic Corporate Finance

Abdulaziz Alhajri
9
Abdulaziz Alhajri
CEO, Borouge

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman
10
HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman
Assistant Minister of Petroleum Affairs, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia

10 - 20 | Special Issue Power 50 2015


Saleh Al-Nazha
11
Saleh Al-Nazha
CEO, Tasnee

Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
12
Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
Secretary general, Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association

Mohammad Husain
13
Mohammad Husain
President and CEO, Equate

Jasem Ali Al-Sayegh
14
Jasem Ali Al-Sayegh
CEO , Takreer

Abdullah Bin Saleh Al-Suwailem
15
Abdullah Bin Saleh Al-Suwailem
CEO, Petro Rabigh

Mohammad S. Alshammari
16
Mohammad S. Alshammari
Board director, president and chief executive officer, Yasref

Ruya Bayegan
17
Ruya Bayegan
CEO, Bayegan A.S.

Markus Wildi
18
Markus Wildi
President , Dow Middle East, North Africa and Turkey

Assad Al-Saad
19
Assad Al-Saad
CEO, PIC

HE Nasser Bin Khamis Al Jashmi
20
HE Nasser Bin Khamis Al Jashmi
Chairman of Oman Oil Company, Undersecretary of Oman’s Ministry of Finance

20 - 30 | Special Issue Power 50 2015


Wayne T. Smith
21
Wayne T. Smith
Member of the Board of Executive Directors , BASF SE

HE Bijan Zanganeh
22
HE Bijan Zanganeh
Chairman of the National Petrochemical Company, Minister of Petroleum for Iran

HE Dr Alaa Abdulla Nassif
23
HE Dr Alaa Abdulla Nassif
Executive president, The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Abdulrahman Jawahery
24
Abdulrahman Jawahery
President , Gulf Petrochemicals Industries Company

Ahmed Saeed Al Mhairi
25
Ahmed Saeed Al Mhairi
CEO, Abu Dhabi National Chemical Company

Mohamed Al Rashid
26
Mohamed Al Rashid
General manager , Fertil

Esam Bin Fouad Himdy
27
Esam Bin Fouad Himdy
Managing director and CEO, Sahara Petrochemical Company

Dr. Ramesh Ramachandran
28
Dr. Ramesh Ramachandran
President and chief executive officer, MEGlobal International

Fred Festa
29
Fred Festa
Chairman and CEO, W.R. Grace

Abdulrahman Ali Al-Abdulla
30
Abdulrahman Ali Al-Abdulla
CEO, Muntajat

30 - 40 | Special Issue Power 50 2015


Philippe Sauquet
31
Philippe Sauquet
President for refining and chemicals , Total

Nabil Al Ghassani
32
Nabil Al Ghassani
CEO, Takamul Investment Company

Jamal Malaikah
33
Jamal Malaikah
President and COO, The National Petrochemical Industrial Company

Khalifa Al-Sowaidi
34
Khalifa Al-Sowaidi
CEO, Qatar Fertilizer Company

Nicholas Barakat
35
Nicholas Barakat
Managing director, Octal Petrochemicals

Samir Brikho
36
Samir Brikho
Chief executive, Amec Foster Wheeler

Khaled Al Rabeah
37
Khaled Al Rabeah
CEO , Chemanol

Ian Hudson
38
Ian Hudson
President Middle East, DuPont

Osama Bashaikh
39
Osama Bashaikh
PresidentChemical , Yanbu National Petrochemical Company

Stephen D Pryor
40
Stephen D Pryor
President , ExxonMobil Chemical

40 - 50 | Special Issue Power 50 2015


Marwan Nusair
41
Marwan Nusair
President and COO, Alujain Corporation

Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Zamil
42
Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Zamil
President and Chairman , Zamil Group

Ashok Goel
43
Ashok Goel
Chairman , Gulf Petrochem

Fahad Rashred Al Otaibi
44
Fahad Rashred Al Otaibi
CEO, NAMA Chemicals

Abdullah Al Garawi
45
Abdullah Al Garawi
CEO and president, Advanced Petrochemicals

Mohammed Ibrahim Albibi
46
Mohammed Ibrahim Albibi
President, Farabi Petrochemicals Compnay

Ahmed Al-Awfi
47
Ahmed Al-Awfi
CEO, Oman-India Fertilizer Company

Mohammad Hasan Peyvandi
48
Mohammad Hasan Peyvandi
Vice president, National Petrochemical Company

Yousif Saeed Lootah
49
Yousif Saeed Lootah
Executive director, Lootah Biofuels

Omar Bahobail
50
Omar Bahobail
President and CEO , Al-Waha Petrochemical Company