Sadara Chemical Co. has appointed Ziad S. Al-Labban as chief executive officer. He succeeds Ali A. Abuali who will retire.
Al-Labban has 30 years of experience in the upstream and downstream sectors of the industry. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Rabigh Refining & Petrochemicals Co.
Prior to assuming his position in Petro Rabigh, Al-Labban had been the president and chief executive officer of Saudi Refining Inc. in Houston. He was responsible for managing SRI’s interest in Motiva Enterprises.
Sadara is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical Co. Currently Sadara is building a world-scale, fully integrated chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City II, in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province.