Chief Executive Officer
KIngdom Holding Company
“I believe that my job is as clear as KHC’s vision – to continually grow our local, regional and international investments portfolio whilst keeping a sharp, entrepreneurial eye on high value development opportunities across the world. We believe in excellence, and the continuous creation of shareholder value is of central importance to consistently delivering success. It is for this very reason that our track record is second to none;” Talal Ibrahim Al Maiman – KHC CEO
Talal Ibrahim Al Maiman is currently the CEO of KHC after having led for many years the Development and Domestic Division of the group.
Since he joined in 1996, he holds the responsibility of overseeing KHC’s investment and operations, as well as identifying future private and public investment opportunities locally, regionally and globally.
In addition to sitting on the Board of Directors of KHC as well as being a member of the Investment Committee and Chairman of the Board of all domestic subsidiaries, he is also a Board Member and Executive Committee Member of National Industrialization Company, a multi-billion dollar publicly listed petrochemical diversified investment company, a Board Member and Executive Committee member of NAS Holding, a leading aviation company which owns NAS Jet (ex. NetJet Middle East) and NAS Airlines, one of the leading regional low-cost carrier.
He serves also as a Chairman of the Board of Kingdom Real Estate Investment Company (“KRED”), the domestic arm of KHC as well as Chairman of Kingdom Investment and Development Company (“KIDC”), a newly formed closed joint stock company with oversee assets in excess of USD 1 billion and as Chairman of Five Capital Fund I, a newly formed private equity fund with lead sponsors KHC and the investment arm of the French Sovereign Fund, CDC International Capital (“CDC”) in addition of being a Board Member of Five Capital Advisors (DIFC), a regulated investment advisory firm jointly owned with CDC.
He has served previously as a Board Member of Savola, a multi-billion industrial and retail listed company and Saudi Research and Marketing Group, a leading listed media company in the MENA region.
Prior to joining KHC, He was Director of Information Systems at Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (1986-1996) and Director of Operations and Maintenance at the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Interior (1979-1986).
He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Evansville and has completed an Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School. In 2009, he completed his MBA at the University of Liverpool. He is fluent in both English and Arabic.