Uwaidh K. Al-Harethi
EVP, Innovation & Business Development of SABIC
Uwaidh Al-Harethi is EVP, Innovation & Business Development of SABIC. Prior to his present posting, Mr. Al-Harethi was the Executive Vice President of the Chemicals business unit and, before that, the Vice President of Global Procurement Services. He has led sophisticated overseas manufacturing and service organizations with profit and loss responsibility up to $4.6 billion and more than 2500 employees.
Al-Harethi is skilled at establishing operational excellence within culturally diverse environments, translating conceptual models into specific growth strategies, and planning/executing multi-faceted global business development campaigns designed to improve market share, gross revenue and EBITDA.
Key qualifications include but not limited to: global and cross culture experience of joint ventures and strategic business partnerships; corporate vision and strategic/operational planning; media crises management; projects management; global environment, health and safety, labor law; capital investment planning and financial modeling; acquisitions, divestitures; forecasting and budgeting; energy saving and sustainability studies.
Mr. Al-Harethi is a Chemical Engineer and holds a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.