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Aramco appoints first female to head overseas office

Marwa al-Khuzaim will take charge of Aramco Asia Singapore from December 1

Aramco appoints first female to head overseas office

In her role, al-Khuzaim will be in charge of Aramco’s corporate strategies in southeast Asia and Australia.

Saudi Aramco has appointed a woman to head an overseas office for the first time, the company announced on Wednesday.

In a statement, Aramco said that Marwa al-Khuzaim will take charge of Aramco Asia Singapore as managing director on December 1. She will replace Nader al-Arfaj.

In her role, al-Khuzaim will be in charge of Aramco’s corporate strategies in southeast Asia and Australia, and will be responsible for marketing crude oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and oil products and improving supply chain, procurement and inspection processes in Singapore.

Previously, al-Khuzaim served as a supply chain director at Aramco Chemicals Company.

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