Dr. Mohammad Al-Suliman has been the CEO of Najm for Insurance Services since February 2019.
He specializes in transformation and change management for organizations revamping their strategy and business models. Additionally, Al-Suliman is an accredited expert in global project management and mergers and acquisitions.
Al-Suliman restructured Najm’s traditional revenue and pricing model to be sales-driven and correlated to the financial strength of the industry, ensuring alignment to the objectives of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, making its services fully automated and 95 percent online.
He has held leadership positions in various sectors, including in telecoms, banking and investment management.
Prior to joining Najm, he served as vice president of corporate development at Saudi Telecom Co., and before that, he was chief operating officer at the Saudi Kuwaiti Finance House, and vice president of Klever Marketing in the US.
His earlier experience encompassed many executive and leadership positions including vice president of the operations and support services division at Arabian Securities, director of business systems development at Jadwa Investment, and head of investment group systems at the Arab National Bank.
Al-Suliman obtained a doctorate in strategic management and information technology from Claremont Graduate University, California, in 2015.
He did a master’s degree in information systems and technology from Claremont in 2011, having received his bachelor’s degree in Management Information System from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia in 2001.
Al-Suliman was named as the best CEO in the insurance category for 2020 by International Business Magazine.
His hobbies include extreme sports like scuba diving, sky diving, cycling and aviation. He is a certified VFR pilot.