The Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has made the following appointments, effective January 1, 2016: Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, Senior Vice President, Upstream; Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi, Senior Vice President, Technical Services; and, Muhammad M. Al Saggaf, Senior Vice President, Operations & Business Services. Biographies: Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani - was appointed in October 2015 as acting Business Line Head of Upstream, with responsibilities that include exploration, petroleum engineering, oil and gas production and processing activities. Prior to this, Al Qahtani was Vice President of Corporate Planning. Al Qahtani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia, a Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California. Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi - was appointed in March 2015 as acting Service Line Head of Technical Services, with a portfolio spanning engineering, project management, information technology, materials supply and community, infrastructure & public projects. Prior to this, Al Sa’adi was Vice President of Gas Operations. Al Sa’adi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Muhammad M. Al Saggaf - was appointed in 2014 as acting Service Line Head of Operations and Business Services, with a portfolio spanning all the company’s activities in community, industrial services, training, safety, industrial security, and medical services. Prior to this, Al Saggaf was the President of King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). Al Saggaf holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an MBA from KFUPM.