Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser is the newly appointed minister of transport of Saudi Arabia.
The appointment was made in one of several royal decrees issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday. Nabeel Al-Amoudi was relieved of his position as minister of transport.
Al-Jasser also served as director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corp. from August 2014 until his appointment as transport minister.
Al-Jasser holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, and a master’s degree in civil engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh.
He also obtained a master’s degree in business administration from King Saud University.
He previously served as the chief executive officer of the National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia, and has more than 30 years of experience in areas including business management and maritime, land and air transportation in both the private and public sectors.
Al-Jasser served as a director at Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance and the Middle East Financial Investment Co.
He has also worked as a director of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, and a non-executive director of Saudi Airlines Catering Co. He was also associated with Etihad Etisalat Co. (Mobily) as a director.