Duqm Refinery appoints Dr Salim Al Huthaili as the new CEO

The board of directors of Duqm Refinery recently announced the appointment of Dr Salim Al Huthaili as a chief executive officer of Duqm Refinery.

Dr Salim Al Huthaili is the new chief executive officer of Duqm Refinery.
Dr Salim Al Huthaili is the new chief executive officer of Duqm Refinery.

Speaking on the occasion, Nabil Bourisli, chairman, board of directors, Duqm Refinery, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dr Salim on board; his valued experience in managing regional and global organisations will be a key success factor for driving this strategic partnership.”

Bourisli added: “We are confident that Salim’s proven track record in the industry would contribute significantly to the shareholder’s aspirations to successfully deliver this project and create the intended economic prosperity.

Prior to Duqm Refinery, Dr Al Huthaili served as CEO at OXEA. He first joined Oxea in early 2015 as chairman of the supervisory board, and later became a member of the Oxea executive board.

Dr Al Huthaili built an impressive record of accomplishments and growth in his career in the chemical and process industry. Before joining OXEA, he worked at Oman Oil Company as strategy and performance director for the downstream business. Prior to Oman Oil Company, Dr Al Huthaili held various roles in Royal Dutch Shell, including leading Shell chemicals operations in the Middle East.

Dr Al Huthaili holds a PhD in engineering from the University of Nottingham, England.

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