Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping company, Bahri, has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, and he will be taking over the reins from the start of 2018. Aldubaikhi will be responsible for setting and overseeing the implementation of Bahri’s core strategic direction and will lead the company’s expansion into new growth markets while seeking new revenue streams, a statement from the company indicated. He will also be at the helm of Bahri’s ongoing efforts to integrate innovation, including Big Data systems, into its business model.
A Saudi national, Aldubaikhi joins Bahri from Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC), where he served in the same role for six years. During his career spanning three decades, he has held various senior management roles at a number of firms including Afwaf Investment, Awalnet, and DowLog Technology Company, which he co-founded in 1993.