Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #6

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi

Sector: Oil and Gas
Company: Qatar Petroleum
Designation: Deputy Chairman & President & CEO
Nationality: Qatari
Residence: Qatar

Under Al-Kaabi’s leadership, Qatar Petroleum (QP) signed three reserve LNG ship construction deals worth $19.2 billion with a consortium of South Korean firms in 2020. The company reported revenues of $19.7 billion and had assets worth $125 billion in 2019. Al-Kaabi joined the state-owned oil company in 1986 while he was still a student and was appointed president and CEO in September 2014. In 2018, Al-Kaabi was appointed deputy chairman of QP in addition to his position as president and CEO. He is also Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs and a cabinet member.