General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) Concludes Participation in Paris Air Show

Arab News Photo: SPA24.06.2019 North America
General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) Concludes Participation in Paris Air Show

General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) Concludes Participation in Paris Air Show

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The delegation of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), headed by its Governor Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Ohali, concluded their visit to Paris Air Show, the largest of its kind in the world in the aviation and aerospace sector.

 During the exhibition which took place on 17-23 June 2018 at Le Bourget, France, GAMI’s Governor attended several strategic meetings with a number of leaders of the world’s leading companies in the field of military manufacturing.

The meetings discussed a number of important topics that were spearheaded by the programs of localization of military industries, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

GAMI’s Governor and the Commander of the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces, Major  General Mezid bin Sulaiman Al-Omro, visited the pavilion of the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) Company at the Paris International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition. During the visit, the company’s plans and work were explained.

 Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Ohali has been the Governor of the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) since March 2019, Arab News reported.

 He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) and the Saudi Committee of Petrochemical Manufacturers (SCPM), and is a member of the advisory board of the Center of Research Excellence in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals (CoRE-PRP) at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. 

 Al-Ohali attained his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in 1981.

 Prior to taking up his current position, Al-Ohaili served as CEO and member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) from 1999 to 2019.

 He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Albilad and worked at SABIC, which he joined in 1981.

 He started his training in the US for two years then worked at the company’s location in Jubail Industrial City and worked in many executive posts in the company.

 

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