The Middle East’s Top 10 CEOs

Published March 9th, 2021 - 07:10 GMT

There are countless visionary executives who are strategically spearheading growth, both in the workplace and their industries. Some are scaling large family businesses; others are responsible for government-owned companies. 

Here is a list of the Middle East’s top 10 CEOs. (Source: Forbes Middle East).

 

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1. Amin H. Nasser (Saudi Arabia)

1. Amin Hassan Nasser: Amin Hassan Nasser is the President and CEO of ‘Saudi Aramco’, the world’s largest oil producer.

2. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber (Emirati)

2. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber: Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber is Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). In addition, he is the Minister of State in the United Arab Emirates, and the Chairman of Masdar.

3. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Emirati)

3. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is the Chairman and CEO of the Emirates Group. In addition, he is the President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai World, and Noor Takaful insurance company.

4. Hashem Hashem (Kuwaiti)

4. Hashem Hashem: Hashem Hashem is Deputy Chairman and CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.

5. Toufik Hakkar (Algerian)

5. Toufik Hakkar: Toufik Hakkar is the Chairman & CEO of Sonatrach.

6. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi (Qatari)

6. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi: Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi is the Deputy Chairman, President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum.

7. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan (Saudi)

7. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan: Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan is the Vice-Chairman & CEO of SABIC.

8. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa(Qatari)

8. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa: Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa is the Group CEO of Qatar National Bank.

9. Paul Griffiths (British)

9. Paul Griffiths: Paul Griffiths is the CEO of Dubai Airports.

10 . Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabi (Egyptian)

10. Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabi: Chairman & Managing Director of Suez Canal Authority.

1. Amin H. Nasser (Saudi Arabia)
2. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber (Emirati)
3. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Emirati)
4. Hashem Hashem (Kuwaiti)
5. Toufik Hakkar (Algerian)
6. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi (Qatari)
7. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan (Saudi)
8. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa(Qatari)
9. Paul Griffiths (British)
10 . Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabi (Egyptian)
1. Amin H. Nasser (Saudi Arabia)
1. Amin Hassan Nasser: Amin Hassan Nasser is the President and CEO of ‘Saudi Aramco’, the world’s largest oil producer.
2. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber (Emirati)
2. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber: Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber is Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). In addition, he is the Minister of State in the United Arab Emirates, and the Chairman of Masdar.
3. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Emirati)
3. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is the Chairman and CEO of the Emirates Group. In addition, he is the President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai World, and Noor Takaful insurance company.
4. Hashem Hashem (Kuwaiti)
4. Hashem Hashem: Hashem Hashem is Deputy Chairman and CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.
5. Toufik Hakkar (Algerian)
5. Toufik Hakkar: Toufik Hakkar is the Chairman & CEO of Sonatrach.
6. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi (Qatari)
6. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi: Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi is the Deputy Chairman, President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum.
7. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan (Saudi)
7. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan: Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan is the Vice-Chairman & CEO of SABIC.
8. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa(Qatari)
8. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa: Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa is the Group CEO of Qatar National Bank.
9. Paul Griffiths (British)
9. Paul Griffiths: Paul Griffiths is the CEO of Dubai Airports.
10 . Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabi (Egyptian)
10. Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabi: Chairman & Managing Director of Suez Canal Authority.