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Sulaiman A.K. Al Muhaidib

Sulaiman A.K. Al MuhaidibGroup Chairman

Sulaiman A.K Al Muhaidib, Chairman of Al Muhaidib Group, is a leading businessman with extensive and diversified industry experience. In addition to his Chairmanship with the Group, he is the Chairman of Savola Group and Rafal Real Estate Development Company.

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Sulaiman A.K. Al MuhaidibGroup Chairman

Sulaiman A.K Al Muhaidib, Chairman of Al Muhaidib Group, is a leading businessman with extensive and diversified industry experience. In addition to his Chairmanship with the Group, he is the Chairman of Savola Group and Rafal Real Estate Development Company.

He also holds Board memberships at the Saudi Arabian British Bank (SABB), Almarai Company, ACWA Power International API, Vision Invest, King Salman Center for Disability Research, and Prince Fahad Bin Salman Charity Association for Renal Failure Patients Care. In 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Tokyo for his contribution to the Middle East where he is instrumental in bringing together regional family business groups to share knowledge and business experience.

Emad A.K. Al Muhaidib

Emad A.K. Al MuhaidibVice Chairman

Emad A.K. Al MuhaidibVice Chairman

Emad A.K Al Muhaidib is Vice Chairman of Al Muhaidib Group and leads the Group’s development in the Kingdom’s Western Province. He also sits on the board of several other companies, including Middle East Paper Company, Waste Collection and Recycling Co (WASCO), United Feed, United Mining Investment and Del Monte Saudi Arabia and is a member of the Jeddah Development and Urban Regeneration Organization, and the Makkah Emirate Council. An avid philanthropist, Mr. Al Muhaidib is also Chairman of the Al Muhaidib Family Council and Al Muhaidib Social Foundation, and is a keen supporter of charitable organizations including Al Bayan Educational Foundation, Zat Al Bain Committee and Al Fares Society.

Essam A.K. Al Muhaidib

Essam A.K. Al MuhaidibChief Executive Officer

Essam A.K. Al MuhaidibChief Executive Officer

Essam A.K Al Muhaidib is the Chief Executive Officer of Al Muhaidib Group. He is also the Chairman of Panda Retail, Herfy Foods Services, and the Ministry of Housing owned National Housing Company. He is a Board Member of numerous organisations including multiple FMCG, Financial, Real Estate, Industrial and Contracting companies. These include Savola Group, ACWA Power, Nestle Waters, and Bawan. Mr. Al Muhaidib is also a board member of the Economic Cities Authority (ECA) and serves on the boards of community organizations, including his Chairmanship of the First Health Cluster in the Eastern Province. In addition, he is a member of the Educational Services Company of Prince Mohamed bin Fahad University, King Fahad University for Petroleum and Minerals' Endowment Fund, and the Saudi Food Bank Eta’am.

Marie Bernard Trannoy

Marie Bernard TrannoyBoard Member

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Marie Bernard TrannoyBoard Member

Marie-Bernard Trannoy is a food industry veteran who brings extensive experience to his role as Chairman of Al Muhaidib Group’s Food and Consumer Advisory Board, a position he was appointed in 2018. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the boards of both Al Muhaidib Group and Mayar Foods, CEO and Partner in MBA Invest, President of the Donors Committee of Club House France, and a Member of the Strategy Committee of the biomass energy company EDB. His vast career includes serving as the Managing Director of Cadbury Schweppes’ European Confectionary Division prior to being promoted to Company President. He was also the President and CEO of Cadbury, France. In 2006, he was appointed Deputy Chairman and CEO of Orangina and has held memberships on the boards of many European trade associations.  Mr. Trannoy holds a degree in Finance from the French ESSEC Business School.

Musaab S. Al Muhaidib

Musaab S. Al MuhaidibBoard Member

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Musaab S. Al MuhaidibBoard Member

Musaab Al Muhaidib, CEO of Al Muhaidib Entertainment Ventures, is an experienced businessman and expert strategist with financial knowhow. He remains at the forefront in navigating the Group’s growth in fiercely competitive multi-sector fields. Mr. Al Muhaidib is a board member of Al Muhaidib Group and Chairman of Masdar Building Materials, in addition to board memberships on a number of the Group’s subsidiaries as well as other organizations. These include Shaker LG Group, Goldman Sachs Saudi Arabia, Sharaco Hospitality, Endeavour Saudi Arabia, and the Young President Organization. He holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool and an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Miami, USA.

Jean Marie Pean

Jean Marie PeanBoard Member

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Jean Marie PeanBoard Member

Jean-Marie Penn has been the Advisory Partner to Al Muhaidib Group and Bain & Co, Middle East for over 20 years and was instrumental in building Bain & Co Middle East. An expert in Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development, he joined Bain & Co.’s London office in 1983 and was appointed as a Partner in 1988. In 1990, he opened the Company’s Brussels office and led its development until 1994 moving to Bain & Co. Paris office. In 2001, Mr. Penn led the Company’s expansion in the Middle East.
Mr. Penn holds a master’s degree in Law and Economics from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences where he graduated with Honors. He also earned an MBA from HEC, France.