Abdullah Al-Zamil has been the chairman of the board of directors at Dammam Airport Co. (DACO) since 2017.
He got his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1987. He got his master’s degree in business management from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1993.
He started as an industrial engineer for Zamil Air Conditioners in 1987, where he later became vice president in a number of divisions and was promoted to senior vice president.
Al-Zamil became COO of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. in 2003. He became CEO in 2009 and is a member of the board of directors.
He was appointed chairman of the board of directors of the Gulf International Bank in Saudi Arabia this year, and is its vice chairman in Bahrain. He has been chairman of the board of directors at Saudi Global Ports since 2012 and chairman at GIB Capital since 2009.
He is a board member at the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Arabian Fiberglass Insulation Co. Ltd., Middle East Air Conditioners Co., the Human Resources Development Fund, and VIVA Bahrain.
On Wednesday, Eastern Province Gov. Prince Saud bin Naif received Al-Zamil and DACO CEO Turki Al-Jawini.
During the meeting, DACO officials briefed the governor on the airport’s annual report for 2018. The governor said there was a need to develop services to satisfy passengers and attract more franchises.