Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Zamil Industrial Investment Company ('Zamil Industrial') is a premier business group engaged in the development of innovative design and engineering solutions for use in the construction industry. Also a leading manufacturer and fabricator of construction materials, Zamil Industrial implements its engineering excellence through a wide range of products: pre-engineered steel buildings, steel structures, air conditioning and climate control systems designed for a wide range of commercial, industrial and residential applications, telecom and transmission towers, process equipment, precast concrete building products, fiberglass, rockwool and engineered plastic foam insulations, and solar power projects. The company also offers award winning installation and erection services. Zamil Industrial employs more than 10,000 people in 55 countries and derives 30% of its revenues from outside Saudi Arabia. Zamil Industrial products are sold in more than 90 countries around the globe, and the company operates manufacturing facilities in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, India, Vietnam and Italy. For the year ended 31 December 2013, Zamil Industrial posted a turnover of SAR 5.4 billion/USD 1.44 billion, with net profit, after Zakat contribution, of SAR 235.4 million/USD 62.8 million, an increase of 16.8 percent over 2012 . Post Zakat Earnings Per Share during 2013 was SAR 3.92/USD 1.1. Stockholders' equity grew by 10.1 percent to SAR 1.8 billion/USD 501 million. Zamil Industrial shares are actively traded on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).
Khalid Abdullah Al Zamil, Chairman, Zamil Industrial
Khalid Abdullah Al Zamil was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. (Zamil Industrial) on 11 May 2013. He is the founder of Zamil Steel Holding Co., a sector business of Zamil Industrial. He is president of Zamil Group Holding Co.
His current professional activities include:
- Chairman of the Middle East Battery Company (joint venture between Saudi partners and Johnson Controls)
- Member of the board of the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu
- Member of the board of the Islamic Bank of Asia DBS, Singapore
- Member of the board of the Methanol Chemical Company (CHEMANOL)
- Member of the board of Dar Al Yaum Printing and Publishing
- Member of the board of the Prince Sultan Rehabilitation Center
H.E. Dr. Soliman Abdulaziz Al Solaim, Director, Zamil Industrial
H.E. Dr. Soliman Abdulaziz Al Solaim is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He graduated from Cairo University with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He was awarded an MA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, and a PhD in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Upon completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Al Solaim began his career as Director of Foreign Relations and Conferences at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. He was appointed Assistant Director General to the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI). He joined the teaching staff at the University of Riyadh a year after graduation. He was nominated Deputy Minister of Commerce in 1975 and later that same year was appointed as Minister of Commerce of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. After an outstanding 20-year tenure, he was selected for the post of Minister of Finance and National Economy. He soon left that post for personal reasons. He also was the chairman of Samba Financial Group (formerly Saudi American Bank).
Khaled Suliman Olayan, Director, Zamil Industrial
Khaled Suliman Olayan is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Olayan Group, an international group with diverse commercial, manufacturing, services and investment activities. He is also chairman of the two major companies of the Olayan Group operating in Saudi Arabia: Olayan Finance Company and Olayan Saudi Holding Company, and chairman of SABB Bank.
He graduated from Menlo Park College in Menlo Park, California, United States, with a BA in Business Administration and gained an MS in Business Administration in International Business from the American University in Washington D.C., United States.
Mr. Olayan began his professional career at the Ministry of Finance and National Economy and held various positions prior to joining Olayan Group. He was a board member of various well known companies and banks.
Abdullah Saleh Jum'ah, Director, Zamil Industrial
Abdalluh Saleh Jum'ah is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He began his professional career at Saudi Aramco in 1968 and was promoted steadily until he became President and CEO of Saudi Aramco on August 4, 1995.
He has led the expansion process of the enormous oil and gas producing operation and continually upgraded the company until it achieved top ranking among globally-integrated oil and gas companies. Under his leadership, the company has also followed a strategy that continues to maintain its position as the world's number one supplier of energy. While serving as President of Saudi Aramco and until his retirement in December 31, 2008, Abdullah Jum'ah was a member of the Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco. He was recently appointed as Chairman of the Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB). He also serves as a Director of the Saudi Arabian Supreme Council of Petroleum and Mineral Affairs.
Abdullah Jum'ah was chosen as one of the most influential business figures in the world, and was appointed by the World Economic Forum as Commander of the Energy Community in January 2005, when he also won the petroleum sector award for Executive of the Year.
Ahmed Abdullah Al Zamil, Director, Zamil Industrial
Ahmed A. Al Zamil is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He is the founder and president of Zamil Air Conditioners, and a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Group Holding Company.
He was a board director of the following companies:
- Saudi Industrial Development Company
- Tunisian Saudi Trading Company
- Saudi German Non-Woven products Company
- Gulf Marketing Association, Bahrain
He holds a BA in Business Administration from San Jose State University, California, United States.
Abdul Rahman F. Al-Suwailem, Director, Zamil Industrial
Abdul Rahman F. Al-Suwailem is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co., and a representative of the Public Pension Agency (PPA).
He began his professional career at the National Hospital in Riyadh, owned by the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI). He has served as manager of the Military Survivors Pension since February 2008.
He graduated from King Saud University in Riyadh with a Bachelor degree in Administrative Science in the field of Accounting, and gained a Master of Accounting from the Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, United Kingdom, in 2007.
Tariq A. Tamimi, Director, Zamil Industrial
Tariq A. Tamimi is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co.
He is currently serving on numerous boards including:
He serves as chairman of the following companies:
- Board member of the Eastern Provincial Council, Saudi Arabia
- Member of the Advisory Committee to Follow Up Development Projects in the Eastern Province
- Board member of the Tourism Development Council in the Eastern Province
- Board member of the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council
- Member of the Arab-Italian Chamber of Commerce
- Middle East Power Co. (MEPCO)
- Saudi Electric Supply Company (SESCO)
- Tamimi Clariant Co. Ltd.
- Gulf International Contracting Co.
- Arabian Electrical Transmission Line Construction Co. (AETCON)
- Gulf Consolidated Contractors Co. Ltd. (GCC)
- Thrustboring Construction Co. Ltd. (TCC)
Mohammad S. Al Harbi, Director, Zamil Industrial
Mohammad S. Al Harbi is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He started his distinguished career in March 1994 as projects manager at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund. He was appointed president of the Saudi German Company for Nonwoven Products Co. in November 1998, and then served as CEO of Takween Advanced Industries Co. from October 2010 to September 2012.
He serves as a member of the following committees:
- The Industrial Committee at the Asharqia Chamber
- The Executive Committee of Zamil Industrial
- The jury panel of the national competition for the preparation of project work plans
He has previously served as a board member and member of the audit committee for the Hail Agricultural Development Co.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1992. He also completed the financial and credit training program of Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, United States, in 1995.
Abdulla Mohammed Al Zamil, Director and Chief Executive Officer
Abdulla M. Al Zamil is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zamil Industrial in October 2009. Previously he acted as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Zamil Industrial since January 2004.
Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Zamil Air Conditioners and Zamil Industrial's Shared Services. He began his professional career in 1987 with Zamil Air Conditioners as an Industrial Engineer and subsequently Vice President, Sales & Marketing and Purchasing & Materials Management.