RIYADH: Faisal bin Fadel Al-Ibrahim has been appointed minister of economy and planning, SPA reported.
Al-Ibrahim has been deputy minister of economy and planning since February 2018 and was also the supervisor of the secretariat of the Council of Economic Affairs Development, and the project manager of King Salman International Complex for Marine Services and Industries in Ras Al-Khair for Commercial and Financial Affairs, Al Arabiya reported.
The minister also held several key roles at Saudi Aramco during his tenure there, including vice president of Aramco Development.
He is also the secretary of the board of directors of the National Development Fund, in addition to his membership of a number of councils and committees.
Several other key appointments across government organizations have also been announced.