Education and Research Executive Board

EREB Member
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Saleh Ibrahim Al-Shabnan

BASc

President

Haffaz Industrial & Management Consultants

Chairman of the Board of Directors at Supply Chain & Procurement Society
Vice Chairman at Industrial Exporters’ Society
Chairman Cooperative Society at Agricultural and Environmental Studies & Services
Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sabic Terminal Services Co. (Sabtank) & Jubail Chemical Storage & Services Co. (JCSSC)
Member of the Board of Directors of Petrokemya, Sadaf & National Chemical Carrier Company (NCC)
Member of GPCA and the head of its Supply Chain Excellence Award


Saleh Al-Shabnan is a graduate in Industrial Management from King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1982. He was trained at the National Gas & Industrialization Co. (GASCO) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and then Aramco Services Company (ASC) in Houston, Texas before joining (SABIC) upon his graduation. Throughout his career with SABIC, he has supervised and managed various projects, logistics, business development and sales & marketing functions.


Between 2007 & 2011, Saleh was the EMDAD Project Executive with the responsibility to head up a global transformation initiative to develop an industry leading supply chain capability for the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) reporting directly to SABIC’s Vice Chairman and CEO. His mandate was to develop a globally integrated Supply Chain supported by a world class IT platform and global logistics network and infrastructure for SABIC’s Chemicals, Polymers, Metals, Fertilizers, Specialties and Performance Chemicals. Upon the successful implementation of the project, he was appointed as a Vice President, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence in 2011 till his retirement from SABIC in April 2014.


Saleh Al-Shabnan served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sabic Terminal Services Co. (Sabtank), and the Jubail Chemical Storage & Services Co. (JCSSC) as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Petrokemya, Sadaf and National Chemical Carrier Company (NCC). He also served as the Vice Chairman of the Gulf Petrochemical & Chemicals Association (GPCA)’s Supply Chain Committee till June 2016 and was a member of Europe’s LogiChem advisory board in Brussels. Saleh is a member of GPCA and the head of its Supply Chain Excellence Award.


On the volunteering work side, Saleh was elected in October 2017 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the “Supply Chain & Procurement Society” - a none profit organization of 230 + SC & Procurement professional volunteers. The Society is sponsored by the General Authority for Small & Medium Enterprises (Monshaat) - Ministry of Commerce & Investment. He was also the Vice President of the National Committee for Cement Companies and a member of the Saudi Committee for Labor Market at the Council of Saudi Chambers as well as Vice Chairman of the newly formed Industrial Exporters’ Society and the Chairman of the Cooperative Society for Agricultural and Environmental Studies & Services (under formation).


Saleh is one of the founders of City Cement Company and was the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a member of the its Board of Directors till May, 2019.


Through his office “Haffaz for Consultation & Business Development”, Saleh Provides consultation and business development services in a number of fields including:

  • Supply Chain & Logistics

  • Energy & Alternative Fuels

  • Healthcare & Medical Devices

  • Environment & Sites Rehabilitation

  • Cement & Mining