Sadoun bin Bargash al-Sadoun
Company: ABV Rock Group
Sadoun bin Bargash al-Sadoun is president of general contractor ABV Rock, which originates from a Swedish company, Armerad Betong Vagforbattringar (ABV). The firm opened its Saudi Arabia office in 1974 and today is a major force in Middle East contracting. ABV Rock is a member of the Jeddah-based Midroc Group of companies.
One of its most important clients is King Saud University, where it is currently involved in constructing several buildings, from residential properties to new educational facilities. In Riyadh, it is building the Security Forces Medical Complex for the Ministry of Interior. ABV Rock is best known for delivering the Saudi Strategic Storage Programme, creating five major fuel storage tanks below ground.
Al-Sadoun has previously worked in the energy sector and at organisations including Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Saudi Arabia’s Petromin and Saudi Aramco. He is a member of the board of five other Midroc firms and has a degree in mechanical engineering.