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Hazeem Al Suwaidi, CEO, Borouge, and Fayez Al Malki, VP, Global Supply Chain, SABIC have been appointed as Chairmen of the Plastics Committee and GPCA Supply Chain Committee, respectively

GPCA is pleased to welcome Hazeem Al Suwaidi, CEO, Borouge and Fayez Al Malki, VP, Global Supply Chain, SABIC, as the new Chairmen of the Plastics Committee GPCA Supply Chain Committee, respectively.

With over 15 years of experience working in the petrochemical sector in the UAE, Hazeem Al Suwaidi is the current CEO of Borouge. He previously served as the CEO of ADNOC Fertilizers from 2017-2019.

Prior to that, he was the SVP for Middle East, Africa & Exports (MEAE) at Borouge where he was responsible for leading the companies’ sales and marketing activities as well as the development and implementation of long- term strategies within the region.

Hazeem has played an instrumental role in developing the Borouge business as it stands today, leading the company’s dynamic expansion within the region. He has a Bachelors degree with honours in Business Administration from California State University of San Bernardino, USA.

Fayez boasts over 20 years of experience attained through working in the petrochemicals and chemicals sector. He started his career as Instrumentation and Control Engineer at Saudi Electric Company. Fayez joined SABIC in 2018 in his current role as the Vice President of the Global Supply Chain where he is responsible for SABIC’s global supply chain strategy development and stewardship of the execution.

He has a B.S Degree in Electrical Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals and an Executive MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, US.

Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, commented: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing Chairman of GPCA’s Plastics Committee Ahmed Omar Abdulla, SVP, Refining & Petrochemicals Business, ADNOC, and the outgoing Chairman of GPCA’s Supply Chain Committee Ahmed Al Shamsi, Acting CEO, ADNOC Distributions, for their tremendous contributions and dedication to advancing the objectives of GPCA’s committees and members, as well as for their unwavering support to GPCA’s programs and initiatives.”

“Furthermore, I am pleased to welcome both esteemed leaders – Hazeem Al Suwaidi and Fayez Al Malki – as their successors and new Committee Chairmen at GPCA and I look forward to having their valuable contribution and expertise on board to help fulfil the association’s strategic objectives aimed at advancing the industry’s position and safeg