SEDCO Holding has appointed Dr. Zeyad bin Othman AlHekail as its newest member of the Board of Directors. The move comes after a rigorous selection process based on SEDCO’s rigorous corporate governance guidelines and global best practice. Dr. AlHekail’s experience across various business sectors and disciplines will bring value to the Group, and empower SEDCO’s businesses, activities and operations with new insight.
Dr. Zeyad bin Othman AlHekail will serve as a Non-Executive Director at SEDCO Holding. He is an expert in strategic planning, investments, project restructuring and corporate governance. He brings high-level industry experience to SEDCO’s board, having previously served as the CEO of Sulaiman Al-Rajhi Endowments Holding Company and the Advanced Educational Company. He has also worked as faculty member, dean of admission and deputy rector at King Saud University.
Apart from serving on the SEDCO Board, Dr. AlHekail also sits on the Board of Directors for companies such as Bank Albilad, Advanced Communications and Electronics Systems Company, Knowledge Connect Company, and others.
SEDCO Holding’s Board helps guide the organization as it builds on its position as one of Saudi Arabia’s leading ethical and sustainable family-owned investors. Board members are selected after a rigorous process of vetting, with chosen candidates bringing global expertise and local knowledge to the role. The selection is made in line with SEDCO Holding ESG and corporate governance guidelines, while ensuring that Board members can help the Group achieve its corporate objectives, further the national interest, and support the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.