Bachelor of Science Business Administrator, Menlo College, United States of America, 1970. Master of Business Administration, The American University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1972.
Budget Minister of Finance, Saudi Arabia, 1973. Vice president General Contracting Company, Saudi Arabia, 1974-1975. Executive vice president The Olayan Group, Saudi Arabia, 1976-1977.
Vice chairman Olayan Financing Company, Saudi Arabia, 1978-1979. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Olayan Saudi Holding Company, Saudi Arabia, since 1980.
Member of the board Dhahran Intrnational Exhibition Company, 1984-1990, Saudi Livestock Transport Company, 1986-1992, Saudi Refrigerated Transportation Company, 1986-1994, Riyad Bank, 1989-1995, Saudi Cement Company, since 1992, managing director Saudi Cement Company, since 1995.
Married Dunia Master of Science Al-Saawi, April 12, 1984. Children: Suliman, Sultan, Noura.