Eng. Rayed Abdullah Al Ajaji

Rayed is the Chief Executive Officer of Universal Metal Coating Company (UNICOIL) and the Chairman of Saudi National Committee for Steel Industry. He has more than 25 years of diverse experience in various steel manufacturing processes, commercial steel trade, building materials and business process re-engineering in Saudi Arabia, the GCC and other Arab countries. Rayed started his career as an Industrial Analyst at SABIC (HADEED). He then joined UNICOIL as Sales and Marketing Manager. In 2005, he joined Rajhi Steel as Vice President for Commercial Operations. In 2007, he joined Al-Muhaidib Building Materials (MASDAR) as General Manager of the Company’s operations in Saudi Arabia. Rayed re-joined UNICOIL in January 2013 as Chief Executive Officer. He was also elected Chairman of Saudi National Committee for Steel Industry in October 2017 and then he was nominated chairman of the committee by acclamation. He also chaired Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference for two consequence editions 2019 & 2022. Rayed received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from the University of Miami, Florida, USA.