May 27, 2024

Nasir Al-Naimi Appointed As SPARK’s Latest Chairman

Nasir Al-Naimi appointed as Chairman of SPARK, succeeding Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani after five years of service
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King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), a leading industrial hub at the heart of global energy markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nasir Al-Naimi as Chairman. He succeeds Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, who served as SPARK Chairman for the past five years.

Industry sources added that his appointment has added a new boost to SPARK’s strategic ambition to localize the region’s energy value chain and further operationalize its integrated master plan.

Industry sources confirmed that Nasir Al-Naimi brings a wealth of experience from across the energy and logistics sectors and his appointment will oversee the Board of Directors’ activities, leveraging his deep expertise in upstream oil and gas to elevate SPARK as it embarks upon the next phase of its development. Al-Naimi shall lead forward SPARK’s ambitions to support the Kingdom’s endeavors to become a global hub for trade, transport, and logistics solutions and services.

Nasir Al-Naimi, Chairman, King Salman Energy Park (SPARK). Image Courtesy: King Salman Energy Park (SPARK)

Nasir Al-Naimi, Chairman of SPARK, stated, “It is a privilege to be appointed as Chairman of SPARK. I look forward to this opportunity to further build on the momentum that SPARK has been able to create since its inauguration in 2018. I hope to bring my expertise and understanding of nuanced dynamics within the energy sector to complement and strengthen SPARK’s ability to connect the world to opportunities in the sector within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

Industry sources further confirmed that Al-Naimi is currently the Upstream President at Saudi Aramco and the previous Chairman of Saudi Aramco Upstream Technology Company. He has also held board positions at Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company Limited, the Arabian Drilling Company, as well as Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and the Saudi Aramco Technology Company.




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