CEOs of the 50 Largest Companies in Arabia

The CEOs of the 50 largest companies in Arabia are a mixture of Gulf nationals and expatriates in a 75-25 split. Only one woman occupies the top executive post among the 50 largest companies. Surprisingly, the UAE accounts for 25 of the largest companies in Arabia, well ahead of Saudi, which is home to 10 companies. Qatar boasts six of the 50 top companies, Kuwait has five top companies, while Oman and Bahrain have two companies each.

Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel
Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel, Chairman and CEO of Abdul Latif Jameel Group
Mohamed Hassan Alsuwaidi
Mohamed Hassan Alsuwaidi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company
H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Jasim Husain Thabet
Jasim Husain Thabet, CEO and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company
H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Khalid Omar Mohammed Al Rumaihi
Khalid Omar Mohammed Al Rumaihi, CEO of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company
Tarek Abdul Aziz Sultan Al Essa
Tarek Abdul Aziz Sultan Al Essa, CEO of Agility Public Warehousing Company
Gary Chapman
Gary Chapman, President of dnata
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP World
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
Amit Kaushal
Amit Kaushal, CEO of Dubai Holding
Faisal Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Bannai
Faisal Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Bannai, CEO of EDGE Group
Amit Jain
Amit Jain, Group CEO of Emaar Properties
Tim Clark
Tim Clark, President of Emirates
Abdulla Jassem Kalban
Abdulla Jassem Kalban, Managing Director of Emirates Global Aluminium
Saif Humaid Al Falasi
Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of Emirates National Oil Company
Othman Juma Hamaid Al Ali
Othman Juma Hamaid Al Ali, CEO of Emirates Water and Electricity Company
Shayne Nelson
Shayne Nelson, Group CEO of Emirates NBD
Tony Douglas
Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad Aviation Group
Hana Al Rostamani
Hana Al Rostamani, Group CEO of First Abu Dhabi Bank
Omar Abdulla Al-Futtaim
Omar Abdulla Al-Futtaim, CEO of Al Futtaim Group
H.E. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani
H.E. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, CEO of Investment Corporation of Dubai
Farouq Ali Akbar Bastaki
Farouq Ali Akbar Bastaki, Managing Director of Kuwait Investment Authority
Hashem Sayed Hashem
Hashem Sayed Hashem, CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Yusuffali M.A.
Yusuffali M.A., Chairman and Managing Director of Lulu Group International
Alain Bejjani
Alain Bejjani, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Holding
Bader Nasser Mohammed Al Kharafi
Bader Nasser Mohammed Al Kharafi, CEO of Mobile Telecommunications Company (Zain Group)
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director of Mubadala Investment Company
Saeed Mohammed Al-Ghamdi
Saeed Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, CEO and Managing Director of Saudi National Bank
Renuka Jagtiani
Renuka Jagtiani, Chairwoman and CEO of Landmark Group
H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Chairman of National Oil and Gas Authority
Talal Hamid Al Awfi of OQ SAOC
Talal Hamid Al Awfi, Group CEO of OQ SAOC
Aziz Ahmad Fakhroo
Aziz Ahmad Fakhroo, Managing Director of Ooredoo Group
Sami Iskander
Sami Iskander, Group CEO of Petrofac
Raoul Restucci
Raoul Restucci, Managing Director of Petroleum Development Oman
H.E. Akbar Al Baker
H.E. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways
Mansoor Ebrahim Al Mahmoud
Mansoor Ebrahim Al Mahmoud, CEO of Qatar Investment Authority
Abdullah Mubarak Naser Al Khalifa
Abdullah Mubarak Naser Al Khalifa, CEO of Qatar National Bank
Nasser Al-Mahasher
Nasser Al-Mahasher, President and CEO of Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company
Waleed Abdullah Ali Al Mogbel
Waleed Abdullah Ali Al Mogbel, CEO of Al Rajhi Bank
Ibrahim Abdulrahman Alomar
HE Eng Ibrahim Abdulrahman Alomar, Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation
Amin Hassan Ali Nasser
Amin Hassan Ali Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco
Youssef Abdullah Mohammed Al Benyan
Youssef Abdullah Mohammed Al Benyan, CEO of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
Khaled Hamad Al-Gnoon
Khaled Hamad Al-Gnoon, Acting CEO of Saudi Electricity Company
Ulaiyan Mohammed Al Wetaid
Ulaiyan Mohammed Al Wetaid, CEO of Saudi Telecom Company
Waleed Khalid Fatani
Waleed Khalid Fatani, Group CEO of Savola Group
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Alshaya
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Alshaya, Executive Chairman of Al Shaya Group
H.E. Saad Sherida AlKaabi
H.E. Saad Sherida AlKaabi, Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum
Hatem Mohamed Galal Dowidar
Hatem Mohamed Jalal Dowidar, CEO of Emirates Telecommunications Group
Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi
Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Fuel

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