Abdulrahman F. Al-Wuhaib was appointed senior vice president, Downstream, on October 1, 2012. He previously held executive management positions as vice president, Information Technology; vice president, Engineering Services; vice president, Ras Tanura Refinery; vice president, Project Management, and senior vice president, Operations Services.
He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (1976) and an MBA from the University of California, Riverside (1981).
Al-Wuhaib joined Saudi Aramco in 1976 and has held several engineering and operational executive positions. In 1993 he was appointed chief engineer, Engineering Services, in 1994 he was appointed executive director of Project Management and in 1996 was named vice president of Project Management. In 1998 until 2000 he was vice president of Ras Tanura Refinery where he was in charge of Ras Tanura Refinery, Ras Tanura Terminal, Ju'aymah Gas Plant and Power Distribution Department. In 2000, he was appointed vice president Engineering Services, where his duties included Corporate Research and Development, Engineering Technical Support, Environmental Protection, Facilities Planning, Inspection and Professional Engineering Development. In March 2006 he was appointed vice president of Information Technology. He was appointed senior vice president for Operations Services on April 28, 2007.
Al-Wuhaib served as a board member for S-Oil, South Korea from 1999 to 2003. He was also a board member of the Saudi Engineering Committee. Al-Wuhaib was a board member of the Saudi Electrical Company (SEC) from 2002 until December 2005. He was a board member of the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO). He is a member of the Society of Organization Learning (SOL) and served previously as Trustee for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Al-Wuhaib was appointed Chairman of the Board for Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery (SAMREF), from January 1st, 2004. He was appointed to the Board of Petro Rabigh in 2005.