Waheed Shaikh

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Mr. Waheed Shaikh is an Executive Director of Al-Dabbagh Group

Mr. Waheed Ahmed Shaikh is the Chief Operating Officer of Al-Dabbagh Group. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii in the US and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology in Pakistan.

Mr. Shaikh has extensive experience in the Energy sector encompassing business management, supply chain management, and operations management. Mr. Shaikh joined Al-Dabbagh Group in 2000 and played a pivotal role in the acquisition of the Petromin Corporation, Al-Dabbagh Group’s wholly owned entity, and turning around the company into a highly successful business. Now Petromin is the ‘top of the mind’ brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Shaikh also laid the foundation for the company’s vision to enter and grow in automotive services sector, establishing quick lube services proposition in 2001. Now, Petromin Express has grown over the years to the 8th largest quick lube network in the world under his leadership and guidance. The network is growing rapidly and aspires to reach 600 centers by 2020.

Prior to joining Al-Dabbagh Group, he spent 12 years working in Shell, where he held various positions in their downstream oil business in Pakistan. He was responsible for supply and distribution of products and Retail Management for their fuel network of 1,200 stations.

He also serves as a director of many subsidiaries and affiliates of Al- Dabbagh Group, both listed and unlisted in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.