Most Powerful Expats in the region by nationality (USA)
5. (New entry) David Kultgen Only the second general counsel in Saudi Aramco’s history, US-born David Kultgen commands considerable respect in the company’s Dhahran and Riyadh corridors of power. He took over as general counsel and corporate secretary of the world’s biggest oil company in January this year.
Backed by a Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Mohamed Alabbar is set to transform the region’s e-commerce market with the launch of Noon.com. He tells Arabian Business how he plans to conquer and dominate an industry that will be worth $70bn within the next decade.