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HR 50 Leaders Announced: Elevate HR For Saudi Arabia’s Workplace Of Tomorrow

15th of February, Radisson Blu Hotel, King Abdul Aziz road, Riyadh


The distinguished HR50 Awards, recognizing the exemplary achievements of Saudi Arabia’s top HR executives, are set to be hosted at Radisson Blu Hotel on King Abdul Aziz Road in Riyadh on February 15, 2024. With the overarching theme, “ELEVATE HR: PIONEERING LEADERSHIP FOR SAUDI ARABIA’S WORKPLACE OF TOMORROW,” this event is designed to pay tribute to and celebrate visionaries who are making a significant impact on HR practices in the Kingdom.

The nominees represent a select group of executives who have demonstrated unwavering dedication to enhancing the HR landscape. These individuals are at the forefront of driving innovation and excellence in their respective fields, contributing to talent acquisition, employee engagement, fostering a positive workplace culture, and strategic workforce planning.

The HR50 Awards aim to recognize those who not only embrace change but also actively lead the way in cultivating fresh perspectives on human resources. Their efforts are geared towards meeting the evolving demands of both the business world and the labor force. This event serves as a platform to acknowledge and appreciate the pioneering contributions of these leaders, elevating HR practices to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s workplace.

Featured discussions:

  • The Crucial Role of Human Resources in Achieving Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.
  • Unveiling the Future of Work: Steering Through Tomorrow’s Workplace with Leadership Transformation and Innovative Rule-Breaking.
  • Cultivating Unity: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion within the Workforce of Saudi Arabia.
  • Unleashing HR Brilliance – Embracing Digital Transformation and Mastering Technology Integration.
  • Cultivating Mental Resilience and Well-being for Thriving Minds and Flourishing Lives in the Workplace.

We are thrilled to announce the 50 Winners for the CHRO 50 Awards:

  1. Syed Azharudin, Director of Learning & Organizational development, AJEX.
  2. Hisham Ayub – CIPD-SHRM, Group Chief People & Culture Officer,Al Daajan Holding.
  3. Nabil Batawi, CHRO, Al Khorayef Group of Companies.
  4. Shadi Naggash, CHRO, Al Khozama Investment Company.
  5. Abdulmoeen Saleh Nasser, Director of Human Resources and Administrative, Al Tazaj.
  6. Mohammed Alabdulkareem, Head of HR & Administrative Affairs, AlAbdulkarim Trading Co.
  7. Dina Ragaban, HR Director, Almosafer.
  8. Saeed Aljehani, Talent & OD Director, Alyusr Financing & Leasing.
  9. Mofarreh Al Janfawe, Head of Human Resources & Support Services, NRC Committee Secretary Amana Cooperative Insurance.
  10. Ibrahim Elsharkawy, Head of Learning and Organization Development, Arabian Oud.
  11. Ahmed Alhomoud, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Cenomi Group.
  12. Moataz Al-Hamede, Head of Human Resources, Cigna Healthcare.
  13. Moutaz Talal AlKalash, CHRO, Citi group Saudi Arabia.
  14. Abdulaziz AlKadi, CHRO Chief Human Resources Officer, Dur Hospitality.
  15. Sultan Alayyash, Human Resources Manager, Half Million.
  16. Baraa Godus, HR Director, KSA & GCC, Hikma Pharmaceuticals.
  17. Abdulrahman Alsheail, Director-General of Human Resources, Institute of Public Administration – IPA – Saudi Arabia.
  18. Mansour Al-Talhan, Human Resources Director, InterHealth Hospital.
  19. Rania AlGhamdi, Director of Talent Learning and Potential, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare.
  20.  Ali AlAsmari, Director of HR planning Administration, King Saud Medical City.
  21. Mohammed Al Hijan, CHRO, King Saud University.
  22. Maan Fatani, Group CHRO, Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO).
  23. Abdullah Alateeq, Director of HR systems (Director Of Business Support Department (ERP-HR) ),     Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia.
  24. Hanin Zaghlam, Human resources operation Director, NADEC Food.
  25. Akif Tashkandi, People & Organization Head, Novartis.
  26. Kanari Kurayim, Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Petromin Corporation.
  27. Sultan Al Hassni, Head of People and Culture, PIF Project’s.
  28. Khalid Alqahtani, Human Capital Director, PIF- Projects Division.
  29. Maya Ibrahim Barri, Human Resources Director, Red Sea Global.
  30. Laila Aljizani, Professional Development Director, Riyadh first Health Cluster.
  31. Shatha Almozainy, Vice President for Organizational Development, Riyadh first Health Cluster.
  32. Mohammed Alkhamis, Human Capital VP, Royal Commission for AlUla.
  33. Mohammed Elyas, Director Human Capital Excellence, RUA Al Madinah Holding.
  34. Abdullah Almaitq, Chief People & Culture Officer, SAJAYA.
  35. Lama Sultan, Head of Human Resources, Saudi Air Connectivity Program.
  36. Dianah Alabduljabbar, Head of Career Development, Saudi Aramco.
  37. Rami Busbait, Head of HR, Saudi Aramco.
  38. Zainab Maghrabi, Talent And Development Director, Saudi Geological Survey.
  39. Waleed Alsayed, Vice President of People, Saudi Tourism Authority.
  40. Al-Johara AlNasser, Talent Development Director, Savvy Games Group.
  41. Mohammed H. Al Harkan, Director HR Operations, SDAIA.
  42. Hussein Almutairi, Head Of Employees Performance, SFDA.
  43. Nour Alswayeh, Director of Employee Experience & Internal Communication, Social Development Bank (SDB).
  44. Ibrahim M. Al Yousef, Executive Director, People Center of Excellence SPIMACO.
  45. Eng. Ahmed Mahmoud Khan, Group CHRO, Tanmiah Food Company.
  46. Zein M. Attar, Organization Development Director, TAQA.
  47. Abdulaziz Al-Fureih, Director of HR & Administration Affairs, The Arab Investment Company.
  48. Fahad Alfraidi, Director of Human Resources, The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Saudi Arabia.
  49. Basil Ahmad, Buali, Organization Development Sr Director,The Royal Commission for Riyadh City.
  50. Meshal Alghamdi, Director of Human Resources & Administration Affairs, Theeb Rent a Car.
  51. Imad Ghazzawi, Chief People Officer, Tiqmo.
  52. Nizar Darweesh, VP Human Resources, TMG Real estate.
  53. Ali S. Al-Khate, Human Resources Director, Vision Industries.