About Eng. Mubarak Al-Khafrah
Chairman, The National Industrialization Company (Tasnee)
Eng. Mubarak Al-Khafrah is the Chairman of the National Industrialization Company (Tasnee). As Chairman, he oversees the operations of the second largest industrial company in Saudi Arabia and the second largest producer of titanium dioxide in the world.
Prior to his work with Tasnee, Eng. Al-Khafrah had an established career with the Ministry of Industry and Electricity, now known as the Ministry of Water and Electricity. He joined the Ministry in 1973 as Director of the Industrial Protection Department, and in 1975, became Director of the Engineering and Projects division. From 1977-1986, he was Secretary General of the Foreign Capital Investment Committee within the Ministry. Beginning in 1984, he served as Acting Deputy Minister of Industrial Affairs for two years before he was officially appointed Deputy Minister, a position he held until 1997.
Eng. Al-Khafrah is Chairman of the Board for a number of organizations, including Saudi Polyolefins Company, Malath Insurance Reinsurance Company, Saudi Hollandi Bank, Air Liquide Al-Khafrah Industrial Gases, and Gulf Chemicals of Industrial Oils. He is also a Vice Chairman at the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council and the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Al-Khafrah Group of Companies. Eng. Al-Khafrah was a Member of the consultative council Majlis Al-Shura from 1997-2001.
Born in Riyadh, Eng. Al-Khafrah received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in the U.S. in 1973 and an Advanced Diploma in Management in Canada in 1976.