Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #7

Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan

Sector: Industrials
Company: SABIC
Designation: Vice Chairman & CEO
Nationality: Saudi
Residence: Saudi Arabia

SABIC reported revenues of $31.1 billion in 2020, the same year Saudi Aramco acquired a 70% stake in the company for $69.1 billion. Before leading SABIC, Al-Benyan held several posts within the petrochemicals company including executive vice president and chief financial officer. He also chairs the boards of Yanbu National Petrochemical Company, the Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company, and SABIC’s localization engine Nusaned. Al-Benyan is also a board member of the Saudi Ports Authority, the King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology, and the King Saud University Advisory Board. SABIC has operations in more than 50 countries and has a global workforce of over 33,000 employees.