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Walid Abukhaled named as CEO at SAMI

Posted 24 August 2020 · Add Comment

The Board of Directors of Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has appointed Walid Abukhaled as CEO of the company.

 

Walid Abukhaled named as CEO at SAMI.  Image: Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI)

The decision comes following his role as acting chief executive officer.

 

Abukhaled’s has nearly 30-year-long global experience in defence and military industries, during which he held several leadership positions, most prominently CEO for the Middle East at defence giant Northrop Grumman, deputy minister of Industrial Affairs at the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry, President and CEO of General Electric in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and chairman of the operations board and director of strategic investments Group at BAE Systems in the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.

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