FaceOf: Abdallah S. Jum’ah, chairman of the Saudi Investment Bank

Abdallah S. Jum’ah
Updated 23 January 2019

FaceOf: Abdallah S. Jum’ah, chairman of the Saudi Investment Bank

  • Jum’ah worldwide business experience includes former memberships of JPMorgan Chase International Council and Halliburton’s board of directors
  • Jum’ah has been on the board of trustees at the American University in Cairo since 1998

Abdallah S. Jum’ah is co-chair of the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) and has been chairman of the Saudi Investment Bank since 2010.

He was CEO of Saudi Aramco between 1995 and 2008 and, in 2003, was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the most influential business people in the world.

Jum’ah has been on the board of trustees at the American University in Cairo since 1998, also serving as vice chairman of the international advisory board at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals between 2007 and 2009. He was patron of the IFP School, Paris, for one academic year.

His worldwide business experience includes former memberships of JPMorgan Chase International Council and Halliburton’s board of directors.

Jum’ah is also a former member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He was appointed energy community leader by the WEF in 2005.

He holds a bachelor’s in political science from the American University of Beirut, and completed a management development program at Harvard Business School while working for Saudi Aramco.

Jum’ah was awarded an honorary doctorate by Seoul’s Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in 2007.

A report published earlier this month by the USSABC said the Kingdom’s defense sector would experience strong growth over the next decade and that it would contribute SR231.27 billion ($61.6 billion) to the national gross domestic product by 2020.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 20 August 2019

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

  • The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.