Saeed Ghumran al-Romaithi
Company:Emirates Steel Industries
Position: Chief executive officer (CEO)
Biography: Saeed Ghumran al-Romaithi was appointed CEO of Emirates Steel in August 2012, becoming the first UAE national to head up the countrys largest steel company. Al-Romaithi, who served as senior vice-president of operations prior to being promoted to CEO, graduated in electrical engineering from California State University in the US.
He worked for Senaat Emirates Steels parent group before joining Emirates Steel as a production engineer. Al-Romaithi held several senior positions before being promoted to vice-president of primary production.
He replaced Gregor Munstermann, who was appointed CEO of Emirates Steel in 2009. Al-Romaithi is overseeing the third-phase expansion of Emirates Steels complex in Mussafah in Abu Dhabi, which will see capacity increase to 1.4 million tonnes a year.
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