Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has appointed Abdulaziz F. Al Khayyal to the company’s board of directors, effective Dec. 4, and Al Khayyal will stand for election by stockholders at the annual meeting in May 2015.
Al Khayyal spent more than 30 years at Saudi Aramco before retiring from the company as senior vice president of industrial relations in April. Al Khayyal held a variety of managerial positions in oil and gas operations and maintenance while at Saudi Aramco, including as senior vice president of international operations, and senior vice president of refining, marketing, and international.
In 2004, Al Khayyal was appointed to the board of directors of Saudi Aramco, and served as chairman of the PetroRabigh board of directors from 2005 to 2012. He was also chairman of the board of Vela International Marine.
Al Khayyal earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of California, Irvine.