Who’s Who: Hussain Al-Salahi, KSA’s regional director for Koch Engineered Solutions
Hussain Al-Salahi is Saudi Arabia’s regional director for Koch Engineered Solutions. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in the Kingdom and driving its strategic direction.
Al-Salahi is committed to delivering innovative solutions that meet the needs of KES’s clients while also focusing on sustainability and social responsibility.
Under his leadership, KES has made significant investments in the region, including acquiring the industrial facility in Dammam Second Industrial City in 2021, representing a critical step in the company’s growth and expansion in the Middle East. It also serves as the region’s technology and manufacturing hub for KES.
Al-Salahi joined Koch through John Zink Hamworthy Combustion in 2006, taking on various roles and earning an MBA from the University of Hull. In 2010, he helped establish the company’s first regional offices in Dubai; in 2016, he played a crucial role in setting up KES offices in Alkhobar.
He is committed to expanding the company’s regional offerings, focusing on energy efficiency, emissions reduction, and digital and smart solutions.
Al-Salahi holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and has worked in a variety of fields, including engineering design, site work in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries, and project management.
He also has a strong background in the engineering and energy sectors.
His experience in project management and business development has helped him to expand Koch’s presence in the region and build a strong foundation for future growth.