Saleh Nasser al-Jasser

Company: TheNational Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)
Position: Chief executive officer (CEO)

Biography: Saleh Nasser al-Jasser was appointed CEO of Bahri in October 2010. Al-Jasser has 27 years of experience in business management, including roles in the telecoms, retail and financial sectors.

Before joining Bahri, he was managing director of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota’s operations in Saudi Arabia. He held this position from 2003 to 2010. Prior to this, he worked at Saudi Telecom and the Saudi Industrial Development Fund. In 2012, Saudi Aramco agreed the $1.3bn sale of its shipping subsidiary to Bahri.

As CEO, Al-Jasser will oversee the acquisition of Aramco’s fleet. The deal will make Bahri the world’s fourth largest owner of very large crude carriers (VLCC). Al-Jasser sits on the boards of several firms in the kingdom. He has a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

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