S-OIL appoints Anwar Al-Hejazi as new CEO

S-Oil Corporation has recently appointed Anwar A. Al-Hejazi, former CEO of Aramco Asia, as the Company’s new Representative Director & CEO.

Saudi-born, Al-Hejazi majored in chemical engineering at the King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals and joined Saudi Aramco in 1996. He was appointed as the Representative Director of Aramco Asia Japan in 2016, and later as President of Aramco Asia in 2018 where he oversaw business in Asia – including developing strategic joint venture investments with companies in Korea, China and Japan, and building collaborative relations with business partners.

According to S-Oil, Al-Hejazi has demonstrated excellent leadership while building upon knowledge and experience in various fields, spanning facility operation, project management, marketing activities in the Asia-Pacific region, and venture capital funds as a board member.

“CEO Anwar Al-Hejazi’s expertise in the global energy industry as officer of Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil and gas company Saudi Aramco will serve as a great contributor to S-OIL’s business success and global growth,” said the company.

“We believe he has built the career and qualifications to deliver outstanding performance for S-OIL at this critical time when the Company is driving strategic growth to prepare for the energy transition through Shaheen Project aimed at expanding petrochemical production and diversifying business portfolio, entry into low-carbon hydrogen economy and 2050 Net Zero roadmap.”