SAPIN: A Global Leader in the Packing Industry

ABDULRAHMAN SULAIMAN ALSUHAIMI takes a vision and makes it reality through sound strategy development. He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organisation, brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives material business advantage. He is an inspirational leader who tells stories that inspire action while, at the same time, is grounded in financial information that levers the business. Respected as a credible voice in decision making, finding strategic financing partners, and establishing governance boundaries, Abdulrahman earns a seat at the table wherever he serves.

Currently, as Managing Director at Saudi Arabian Packaging Industry W.L.L (SAPIN), an Al Suhaimi Holding Company, pioneer in CAN manufacturing throughout the Middle East, Abdulrahman oversees the future plans as well as the corporate strategies. In his leadership, SAPIN is now spearheading major strategic shifts for transforming it from a functional focus to an enabler of innovation for the business and become a Global Leader in the Packing Industry. He started his carrier with SAPIN in 2009 as Financial Analyst and handled different strategic Leadership roles before taking over the current responsibilities as Managing Director. He is also Member of Board of Directors in SAPIN as well as Al Suhaimi Holding Company and leading the Investment and Strategic Committee.

In addition to his executive career, Abdulrahman serves on several advisory boards and boards of directors. Aside from serving as Managing Director at SAPIN, he holds board membership positions with Asharqia Chamber and Synthomer Middle East. He is also member of Executive Committee of Asharqia Chamber and Al Suhaimi Holding Company. At Asharqia Chamber, he is also the member of the Industrial and Energy Committee.

Prior to Joining the family business, he was working at M/s Deutsche Bank-London, United Kingdom – European Head Office, at Global Transaction Banking; Trade Finance & Corporate Cash Management.

Abdulrahman obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KSA. He holds an MBA from American University of London – School of Economics, United Kingdom. He had held an executive educations programs at London Business School (LBS) with Organisations Leadership high educational enrollment. In addition, been enrolled with family leadership development programs with M/s Morgan Stanley in the United Kingdom.

He is also contributor to Economic Empowerment and part of Mostathmer Association, Member of Event Committee – Oqal and Head of Finance – Asharqia Young Businessman Executive Council.

In addition to his business engagements he is an active contributor to the Social Responsibility Initiatives and supports Think Pink (Cancer Awareness Campaigns), Binaa Society for Orphans Care-Dammam, KSA & Patients Friends Committee.

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