H.E. Eng. Abdulrahman A. Al Fadley

Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture

Engineer Abdulrahman Alfadley obtained a Bachelor degree in chemical engineering from King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has been appointed as the Minister of Agriculture in April 2015. In May 2016, Engineer Alfadley became the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture after the Environment and water portfolios were merged with the Ministry of Agriculture. In addition, Eng. Alfadley is a member in the Council of Economic Affairs and Development affiliated to the Council of Ministers.

After working for 13 in the field of oil industry, he joined Almarai company in 1996. During his tenure in Almarai, he was appointed as the assistant of the Chief Executive Officer and the General Manager of the Almarai Central Plant in Alkharj. During the period 2000 – 2015, he held the position of the Chief Executive Officer of Almarai.

Eng. Alfadley succeeded in transferring Almarai from a local dairy company to the largest vertically integrated company in the world and the largest in production and distribution of food products in the region.

In addition, Eng. Alfadley occupied the positions of the chairperson of: the International Dairy and Juice Limited (joint venture alliance between Almarai and Pepsico), and Dairy and Food Polytechnic (co-established by Almarai and Technical and Vocational Training Corporation) to indigenize the dairy industry. He was the Managing Director of the Modern Company of Food Industry (7 days), United Farmers Company. He was also a Member of Board of Directors of SALIC (Saudi Agriculture and Livestock Investment Company), and a Member of Engineering Council of College of Engineering, King Saud University.

Being the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, currently Eng. Alfadley also occupies the positions of the chairperson of: Saudi Grains Organization, Irrigation and Drainage Authority, Agricultural Development Fund, the General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection, Saudi Wildlife Authority, Saline Water Conversion Corporation.

Eng. Alfadley has demonstrated an outstanding ability in operational management of companies, projects and investment. He supports social programs being a member in the Disabled Child Association. He also supports training of nationals and nationalization of jobs, as well as his efforts to conserve natural resources and agricultural development.

H.E. Eng. Abdulrahman A. Al Fadley will be speaking on:

Forum inauguration and awards ceremony

05/04/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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