Since April 2021, Majid Al-Refae has been group chief commercial officer at Desert Technologies, an innovative company specializing in engineering and renewable energy solutions. Al-Refae leads the conceptualization and development of the organization’s business growth strategy and expansion of market share. He also develops and manages operating plans for the department while executing the corporate strategy in line with the top executive’s objectives.
Al-Refae graduated from King Saud University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering in 2001. He received a master’s degree in applied engineering management in 2013 from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a postgraduate degree in organizational leadership in 2019 from the London Business School.
In 2020, he received a degree in executive finance development from INSEAD.
Al-Refae is also an advisory board member at Spire Metering Technology, a member of the Saudi-Iraqi Business Council committee, and a member of the industrial engineering branch of the Saudi Engineering Committee.
He has also been working as a group consultant for Tuwaiq since February 2021. Previously, he served as vice president of the energy business unit at the Advanced Electronics Co. from 2017 to 2020. Prior to that, he worked as senior manager for the company’s export and engineering, procurement and construction division from 2006 to 2017.
He also worked as a sales engineer at the transmission and distribution department of Al-Babtain Power and Telecommunication Co. from 2002 to 2006 and as a computer trainer at Compu Riyadh in 2001.
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