Denomination: Sunni muslim
Director of Railroad Affairs, Ministry of Communications until 1955. Deputy Director of Saudi Public Relations Office, New York, United States.A. 1955-1964. Economics Editor Al Madina daily newspaper 1965-1967.
Co-ordinator of Petroleum Programme of Saudi Arabia in the United States.A. 1969. Lecturer on Petroleum Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 1971-1974. Special Representative of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) accredited to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Chairman of Board of SAMOTEC (Saudi-French electro-mechanical venture), Saudi Falcon Shipping Company (Saudi-Dutch joint venture). Managing Director of Arab Audio-Visual Company. Director, Saudi Real Estate Development Company.
Chairman of Board of Prudential Middle East (Saudi-French joint shipping venture). A pioneer in modern property development, electronic services, shipping industry, truck assembly, audio-visuals for education. Participated in creating first p.v.c. pipe industry.
Leading businessman. President of Saudi Technical Services and Trading Company.