Saudi Aramco’s Supreme Council announced on 17 September that Amin Nasser has been appointed as president and CEO, having promoted him to the role on an interim basis, when his predecessor Khalid al-Falih was named health minister in a major shake-up decreed by newly crowned King Salman (MEES, 8 May).

Mr Nasser promptly thanked King Salman and members of the company’s Supreme Council for “entrusting me with the responsibility of taking this great company to even greater heights of achievement.” Aramco’s continued success “lies in carrying forward the firm foundations established by my predecessors and in the vast knowledge and capabilities of our employees,” he said. (CONTINUED - 724 WORDS)