Executive Vice President, Agri-Nutrients
Mr. Kentab has served as Executive Vice President of the Agri-Nutrients business unit since October 2016, where he is responsible for defining and executing SABIC’s global Agri-Nutrients business strategy and growth with global P/L accountabilities. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President of the business units for Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and Olefins and Industrial Gases. He has also been General Manager for Intermediate Operations and Planning.
In addition to his current role, Mr. Kentab is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Saudi Organometallic Chemical Company (SOCC) and Al-Bayroni, Vice Chairman of the SAFCO board, and a member of the Sadaf and SSTPC boards. He has previously served on the boards of Yanpet, Kemya, Sharq, and United.
Mr. Kentab began his career at SABIC as project manager for Sharq. He held several positions in the former Intermediates business unit, where he managed financial and business reporting, strategy and investment planning, and operations planning. He was also a business manager for the mono-ethylene glycol business.
Mr. Kentab holds bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Saud University in Riyadh. He has undertaken several management and executive leadership programs in GE, Insead, IMD, and London Business School.