Motaz A. Al Mashouk, Hasan J. Al Zahrani promoted

Aramco has announced two new appointments, both to the executive director level.

Motaz A. Al Mashouk, Hasan J. Al Zahrani promoted

Motaz A. Al Mashouk has been appointed as executive director of Engineering Services, and Hasan J. Al Zahrani has been appointed executive director of Power Systems. Both appointments became effective Dec. 1, 2020.


Motaz A. Al Mashouk

Prior to this position, Al Mashouk was general manager of Maritime, Building and Infrastructure Project Management (since February 2019). 


Al has also had several acting positions, including executive head of Project Management and Engineering Services. He had previously served as general manager of Community Infrastructure and Public Projects, beginning in April 2016, after serving as general manager of Public Service Project Management, beginning in September 2012.


Prior to that, Al Mashouk had been general manager of Southern Area Projects Management from April 2010 to July 2011. He had also been manager of the Project Management Office Department from July 2008 to April 2010, following an assignment as manager of the Southern Area Projects Department. 


Al Mashouk joined Aramco in 1995 as an engineer in the Consulting Services Department, progressively assuming the positions of specialist, consultant, and senior consultant before taking on a number of supervisory and managerial roles.


Al Mashouk holds a B.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree, both in civil engineering, from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in the U.K. He also holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Hasan J. Al Zahrani

Prior to being named executive director, Al Zahrani was assigned as the general manager of Downstream Project Management, responsible for the execution of a portfolio of hydrocarbon and infrastructure projects, since July 2015. 


Al Zahrani has extensive experience covering oil and gas operations, capital projects management, facilities planning, and corporate engineering functions. 


Prior to his current assignment, he was president and CEO of Luberef — a Saudi Aramco-Jadwa joint venture — from December 2012 to May 2015. 


Al Zahrani led the Consulting Services Department (CSD) for several years. CSD is considered the technical think-tank in several engineering disciplines serving all surface production facilities. 


He was head of Facilities Planning, which is responsible for planning and developing capital investment programs, and has also served as manager of Production Facilities at various onshore and offshore oil and gas fields. 


Al Zahrani, who joined the company in 1980 as a trainee, has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, an MBA from the University of Hull, and a Ph.D. in Engineering Management from Dublin City University.


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