With 29 years of invaluable experience in the petrochemical industry, Fawaz Al-Shehab has consistently demonstrated expertise and leadership in driving procurement excellence and operational efficiency. His journey began at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) in Kuwait, where he served as a Supervisor in the Maintenance Department for the Piping & Vessels group. Transitioning to EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Fawaz assumed the role of Test & Inspection Specialist, ensuring plant mechanical integrity for safe operations.

Later, Fawaz assumed leadership within the Reliability & Integrity Division, where he established processes to align plant capabilities with business objectives. Since June 2010, he has served as the Procurement Category Leader, overseeing procurement activities across various fields for EQUATE Petrochemical Company.

Fawaz holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Wright State University, Dayton Ohio, USA, obtained in 1994.

Fawaz Al-Shehab

Procurement Raw Materials, Logistics and Packaging Leader, EQUATE Petrochemical Company

Session:

Day 2 | 16 May 2024 | Executive panel: Importance of driving local content and catalyzing greater SME participation in our supply chain ecosystems