Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, president and CEO of Advanced Electronics Co.

Abdulaziz Al-Duailej
Updated 13 September 2019

Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, president and CEO of Advanced Electronics Co.

  • He is also a member of the board of directors and the audit committee at Taiba Holding
  • Al-Duailej graduated from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1986

Abdulaziz Al-Duailej has been the president and CEO of Advanced Electronics Co. (AEC) — a Saudi Arabian Military Industries company — since June 2017.

He is also a member of the board of directors and the audit committee at Taiba Holding, chairman of the board at Saudi Advanced Industries Co., a director of Al-Salam Aerospace Industries and Rafal Real Estate Development Co., and a member of the audit committee at Riyad Bank. He was previously on the board of directors at the Saudi Printing and Packaging Co., the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, and Deutsche Gulf Finance.

Al-Duailej graduated from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial management.

He now has 30 years of experience as an executive officer, having served as the CEO of alOula Real Estate Development, Adwan Chemical Industries Co., Middle East Specialized Cables Co., Abdulaziz Al-Duailej & Partner Industrial Consulting Co., and the Saudi Printing and Packaging Co. He has also attended numerous seminars and courses on marketing, sales, management skills, strategic planning, cash-flow analysis, and more.

On Thursday, AEC announced that it had inked a deal with L3Harris Technologies during the Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition at London’s ExCeL convention center.

“We are pleased to partner with L3Harris Technologies to further our credentials in rotorcraft simulation as part of our military and defense capacity-building efforts,” said Al-Duailej.


Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

Jackie Chan thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country. (File/AFP)
Updated 20 October 2019

Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

  • Jackie Chan expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television

DUBAI: Hong Kong martial artist and actors Jackie Chan, who was recently in Riyadh to accept a Joy Excellence award, is looking forward to filming movies in Saudi Arabia, Chinese press has reported.

The actor also told the crowd gathered at the Joy Forum19, which gathered entertainment promoters and industry pioneers along with global stars including Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan and Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme, that he had found a location in the Kingdom to make another action film.

“It’s my first time in Saudi, and I know it’s a big country. After only a few hours [travelling] here and looking at locations I know there’s a good place for car chasing, explosions, action; so, next time, I hope to come back with my crew,” Chan said.

The movie legend also thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country, and expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television.