Company: Kharafi National
Designation: Chairman and CEO
Riyadh Al Saleh has been chairman and CEO of Kuwait-based Kharafi National (KN) since November 2013, when he was asked by the owners of the firm to take charge.
This year, the company is set to complete EPC works on the Central Bank of Kuwait’s new HQ and the Ministry of Education’s new base, as well as two gas pipeline projects – one for Petrofac and another for Hyundai. KN also recently signed a five-year contract to deliver maintenance services for Kuwait Oil Co’s fire-fighting systems in north and west Kuwait and a four-year contract to operate and maintain heavy vehicles at the Borouge petrochemical plant in the UAE. Kharafi National operates in six countries and has 30,000 staff.