Khalid K. Al-Mulhim has been appointed as executive director of Corporate Affairs, effective August 1, 2021. He had previously been serving in the role in an acting capacity from April 2021.
In his role he directs and administers all of the company’s interactions with government and nongovernment agencies. Al-Mulhim is also responsible for the company’s vital land affairs, regulatory affairs, and projects review and coordination as well as all official corporate correspondence functions.
Previously, Al-Mulhim was the general manager for Government Affairs from June 2013 through April 2021, where he led Government Affairs through a successful transformation journey in support of Aramco’s strategic plans and objectives.
Since he joined the company in 1981, Al-Mulhim has assumed a number of professional, supervisory and management roles, including the manager of Aramco Affairs-Eastern Province, Central Community Services, and Public Relations Operations. In addition, he served in an acting capacity as the executive director for Corporate Affairs, general manager for Public Affairs, director of Personnel, manager of the Aramco Affairs departments in the Central Province and Western Province, and manager of Aramco Affairs Services. Previously, Al-Mulhim was manager of the Industrial Relations Department of the Aramco Services Company based in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, he served in the Personnel and Employee Relations Policy & Planning Departments.
Al-Mulhim has also been heavily involved in a number of special events and programs, such as royal visits, major facility inaugurations, and events related to Aramco’s landmark initial public offering. Among the highlights of these events were the company’s 75th Anniversary celebrations and the royal inauguration of the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology. In addition to his company responsibilities, Al-Mulhim served as a board member in a number of companies as well as charitable and philanthropic societies in the Kingdom.
He earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Management, and completed the Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School, the University Executive Program at the London Business School, the Oxford Energy Seminar, and the RADA’s Executive Influence Program. In addition, he has been selected for a number of specialized company development programs over the years, including the Aramco Management Development Seminar in Washington, D.C., the Strategic Leadership Program, the Aramco Joint Venture Board of Directors Program, and the Asia Business and Culture seminar.