Majed Al Mutairi
CEO of GEMS Education, KSA
Majed leads the business development and company operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is responsible GEMS Education’s growth strategy in Saudi Arabia related to three primary business verticals : k-12 schools, educations services ( such as Teachers Training Institutions, extra-curricular, schools transportation, and school sports), and education technologies.
Majed has over 30-years’ experience in leadership and executive roles, having worked for some of the best-known companies in Saudi including oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco for more than 15 years where he was Senior Manager at Business Development & Localization, where he helped bring International businesses to the country. Prior to that he worked for Al Fahim Holdings (UAE), a regional leader in luxury retailer, where he held positions such as CIO and COO for the group across the GCC. Majed was instrumental in transitioning the firm from a family-owned business to a private company/corporate. Previous positions include Chief Executive Officer at Zahran Holdings, a diversified conglomerate with interests in trade and consumer good. Prior to that Majed worked for Saudi Basic Industries Company (SABIC), the world leader in the Petrochemical industry where he was CIO of Mitsubishi Petrochem and SABIC JV leading corporate Information Technology.