Abdulrahman Ahmed Shamsaddin assumed his present position as Chief Executive Officer, SABIC Agri-Nutrients Co. on 1st January 2022. Prior to this he served as Executive Vice President, SABIC Shared Services before he was appointed as Chief Executive Office for SABIC Agri-Nutrients Company.

He also hold position of Vice President of Internal Audit at SABIC prior to his appointment as Shared Services EVP.

During his career, Abdulrahman covered several operational and management capacities covering Process Safety Management, Reliability, Engineering/Project Management, Maintenance and Operations functions in refinery and petrochemical plants.

He also took up the responsibility of the company’s Enterprise Risk Management as General Manager, which encompassed Risk Management, Internal Controls, Business Continuity Management, Global Insurance and Credit Management.

He was also a member of SABIC Risk Management’s Executive Committee and the secretary of the SABIC Board Risk & Compliance Committee. He was part of the Corporate Finance Leadership Team and led several projects and global initiatives. As the Company’s Chief Audit Executive, he was accountable to the Board Audit Committee for the Corporate Internal Audit.

In his early professional career, Abdulrahman served at Saudi Aramco-Exxon Mobil Refinery (SAMREF) with global secondment experiences at refinery/chemical sites. He then joined SABIC as Manufacturing Turnaround Sr. Manager at SABIC Manufacturing and was promoted as Manufacturing Services/Planning GM. He also served as Operations GM at Ibn Rushd and Continuous Improvement GM at SABIC Manufacturing Center of Excellence.

He was part of several high-profile leadership assignments, 2025 strategy formulation teams and governance structures. He was also among the first SABIC CEO Leadership Challenge Program Graduates.

He is currently serving as Chairman of YANSAB, a SABIC affiliate, as well as sitting on other Boards/Committees.

Abdulrahman has a B.Sc. degree in Applied Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), KSA.

Abdulrahman Shamsaddin

CEO, SABIC Agri-Nutrients, and Vice-Chair, Agri-Nutrients Committee, GPCA


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