His Excellency Mr. Bandar Ibrahim Alkhorayef

President of the Board

Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources

Career History

On August 30, 2019, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree appointing Bandar Ibrahim Alkhorayef as Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, where he holds several positions. These include CEO of Abdullah Ibrahim Alkhorayef Sons Co., a holding company for a group of industrial, commercial and investment companies; CEO of Al-Khorayef Printing Solutions Company, a company that specializes in printing and packaging equipment and material; and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Arabian Agricultural Services Company (ARASCO), which works in the feed and poultry production sector together with a number of other related activities.



Alkhorayef has more than 25 years of experience in leading industrial, commercial and investment positions, including Chairman of Middle East Food Solutions Co. (MEFSCO) in collaboration with the American company Cargill, that specializes in the manufacture of starch, glucose and fructose, and chairman of the financial company Al Dukheil Financial Group  (AFG). In addition, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors at AMACO in Ukraine, a company active in the field of agricultural equipment sales, and the Arabian Production and Marketing Lubricants Company in partnership with British oil giant BP.


Alklhorayef graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Agriculture from King Saud University in Riyadh and holds several certificates in business administration and international business from Switzerland’s prestigious International Institute for Management Development.

 Last modified 06 Jan 2020
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