Fahad Al-Humaidan, managing partner of Khayrat Co, a Saudi food firm

Fahad Al-Humaidan
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Updated 18 July 2020

Fahad Al-Humaidan, managing partner of Khayrat Co, a Saudi food firm

Fahad Al-Humaidan has been the managing partner of Khayrat Co., a food firm managing several brands in Saudi Arabia, since April 2018.
He was also the co-founder of three food and beverage businesses and has been at RAW.K restaurant since March 2020, Trieste Cafe since April 2018, and Burgeration since July 2015.
He gained a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 2009, and a master’s degree in business administration and management from Riyadh’s Prince Sultan University, in 2015.
He obtained licenses and certifications through completion of McKinsey corporate training, and personal development, story lining, and slide writing from the Boston Consulting Group, all achieved in March 2016.
Al-Humaidan worked at King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), in Riyadh, as a research project associate from December 2009 to January 2012, and was research project leader there for 12 months to January 2013.
He was also a business development specialist at Takamol Holding from April 2014 to December 2015, becoming business development manager there from December 2015 to May 2018, before operating in the role of consultant for the company from July 2018 to June 2019.
RAW.K has taken health food technology to a futuristic new level in the Kingdom — by employing the services of a salad robot. Customers at RAW.K’s Riyadh eatery are being offered nutritious, fresh, and energizing meals and snacks from a machine utilizing the latest in robotic science. “We believe when people get to meet RAW.K robot they will experience how robots can make their lives easier and that will open up the demand for more,” Al-Humaidan told Arab News.
 


Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

Updated 22 October 2020

Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has praised the exceptional role played by women during the coronavirus pandemic.
In a speech delivered at the end of the W20, the G20 women’s engagement group, on Wednesday, King Salman said: “I would like to express my gratitude to the Women 20 Engagement Group for their remarkable efforts and commitment to deliver their agenda during these unprecedented times caused by the COVID -19 pandemic.”
The Saudi king described women as the source of evolution for any society and said that without empowered women it is difficult to reform societies. 
“Women are the main source of development for any society. Hence, without empowered women, it is almost impossible to implement any societal reforms given that women form half of the societies and they are the ones who raise up generations. Women has proven through history their remarkable role in leading change and in decision making.”
The king noted that Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the G20 has dedicated special attention to discussing policies related to women across different ministerial and working group meetings.