Company: Saudi Oger
Position: Assistant general manager for operations
Biography: As assistant general manager for operations, Farid Chaker is responsible for all the construction activities of Saudi Oger.
He is also involved in establishing new business lines for Oger Dubai. Having graduated from L’Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs De Marseille (L’Esil) in France with a civil engineering degree, Chaker joined Oger International in Paris in 1981 as a structural engineer at the design office, before moving to the Beirut office as a structural engineering section head at Oger Liban.
In 1991, he moved to the Riyadh office to work in the procurement division and was promoted to the position of procurement division manager in 1995, where he was involved in several turnkey projects in the kingdom including the National Museum.
The firm is currently involved in several high-profile construction projects such as King Abdullah University of Science & Technology and the Jabal Omar development in Mecca.
Contact: (9661) 477 3115
Company website: www.saudioger.com/