Nabeel A. Al Mansour has been appointed by the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors as general counsel and corporate secretary, effective May 1, 2016.
Al Mansour was assigned as the deputy general counsel in October 2015.
Prior to that he had served as executive director of Materials Supply from February 2014 before being appointed vice president of that organization in May 2015.
During his time in Materials Supply he was responsible for overseeing the corporate supply chain, contracting activities, and Saudi Aramco’s global materials logistics operations.
Al Mansour had served as associate general counsel from April 2011 to February 2014 following a distinguished series of roles with the company’s Law organization.
He began his career with the company in 1988 as a participant in the College Degree Program for Non-Employees, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1990.
Following participation in Information Technology’s Professional Development Program and assignments with Engineering Services, Al Mansour was selected in 1996 for the company’s Out of Kingdom Law Degree Program through which he earned a Juris Doctor degree with honors in Law from Oklahoma City University in the United States. Upon his return in 1999, he served as counsel with the Law organization.
Al Mansour served as legal adviser to the Kingdom’s Natural Gas Investment Initiative, and in 2003, he took part in the competitive offering of natural gas exploration projects. In 2007, he led the legal team negotiating the renewal of the oil concession agreement between the Saudi government and Chevron. He also led the company team that supported the development of Sadara.
He subsequently led the legal organization’s transformation program enabling Law to play an effective role in achieving the company’s ambitious aspirational goals.
In 2009, he served as acting manager of Projects and Strategic Purchasing. Later, in April 2011, he was appointed by the Board of Directors as associate general counsel.
Al Mansour has participated in several management development activities including the President’s Leadership Challenge and programs at Oxford University and Harvard.