Mr. Nabeel A. Al Mansour was appointed to the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2016. In 2017, Mr. Al Mansour was also appointed as Senior Vice President, now Executive Vice President.
Mr. Al Mansour began his career with the Company in 1988 as a participant in the College Degree Program for Non-Employees, earning a B.S. degree in Systems Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1990.
Following participation in the Information Technology Professional Development Program and assignments with Engineering Services, he was selected in 1996 for the Company’s Out-of-Kingdom Law Degree Program, through which he earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors in Law from Oklahoma City University in the U.S.
After completing the bar exam and working for a leading U.S. law firm in New York, Mr. Al Mansour returned to the Kingdom in 2000 and joined the Aramco Law organization, where he held numerous positions of increasing scope and responsibility. He led the Aramco legal team that supported the development of Sadara Chemicals, and he led a number of legal teams in connection with oil and gas concessions and other investment agreements, including participating in negotiations with various international oil companies (IOCs) for significant investments in Saudi Arabia’s nonassociated gas sector. He also served as Corporate Secretary to a number of joint venture companies established by Aramco and other IOCs.
Mr. Al Mansour served as Associate General Counsel from April 2011 to February 2014, championing a multi-year strategic program in the Law organization, which led to transforming it into a best-in-class international legal organization. He was also responsible for overseeing multiple legal practice areas, including litigation, international trade, and project development and finance.
In February 2014, he was appointed Executive Director of Procurement & Supply Chain Management, overseeing the corporate supply chain, contracting activities, and the Company’s global materials logistics operations. He was named Vice President of that organization in May 2015 and then, in October 2015, was appointed Deputy General Counsel in Law.