Moayyed al-Qurtas

04 April 2011

A key person involved in the development of the Saudi Arabia downstream industry

Moayyed al-Qurtas

Company: National Industrialization Company (Tasnee)
Position: Vice-chairman and CEO

Biography: Moayyed Al-Qurtas is vice-chairman and CEO of Tasnee, one of Saudi Arabia’s most diverse petrochemicals and minerals companies.

Tasnee plays an important part in the development of the kingdom’s downstream sector. It has interests not only in conventional chemicals, such as ethylene and polyolefins, but also in packaging, batteries and metals.

Before joining Tasnee in 1998, Al-Qurtas was director of research and development at Sabic, supervising the establishment of its research complex.

He also oversaw the execution of several high-profile projects, including a fertiliser scheme and polyvinyl chloride project in Jubail. Al-Qurtas has a degree in chemical engineering and a doctorate in administration.

He is a board member of the National Company for Titanium Dioxide and the National Industrialization and Oil Services Company.

Contact: (+966) 1 476 7166

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