Mr. Abdallah S. Jum’ah
Abdallah S. Jum?ah is former President & CEO of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the world?s largest oil producing company.? As CEO, from 1995-2008, he served on Saudi Aramco?s Board of Directors and on the Saudi Arabian Supreme Council for Petroleum and Minerals.? Jum?ah led the far-reaching expansion of the company?s oil, gas and refining businesses and entry into the petrochemical business. Under his leadership, the company refocused its strategic direction further raising its global profile.? He studied at the American University in Cairo (AUC), the American University of Beirut and completed the Harvard Business School Management Development Program.
Jum?ah served as a member of the Board of Trustees of AUC from 1998 to February 2013 and as Vice Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals from 2008-2009.? His worldwide business affiliations include his former memberships of Halliburton Company Board, JPMorgan Chase International Council, Schlumberger Business Consulting Advisory Board and the Reliance International Advisory Board.? Jum?ah is also a former member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and was Patron of the IFP School, Paris for the school year 2008-2009.?? He is a board member of Zamil Industries Company, Hassana Investment Company, Saudi Arabian Airlines and a former member of the Supreme Economic Council?s Advisory Committee and the Economic Cities Authority Board.? In 2009 Jum?ah joined the Saudi Investment Bank Board and was elected Chairman of the Board in February 2013. ?He was appointed the Co-Chairman of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council in March 2015 and more recently he has been elected to serve on the Saudi Arabian Eastern Province Council.
Jum?ah is known for his innovative approach to business and has strong interest in developing leaders.