Chief Executive Officer & Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC)
Mr Al-Zanki is Deputy Chairman of the board of Directors, and Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) – October 2010. Mr Al-Zanki received a Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Oklahoma University, USA in 1976 and a Master Degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1980. He then began his illustrious career at KOC where he progressed through the following positions; Petroleum Engineer (KOC), 1980; Superintendent, Reservoir Control (KOC), 1982; Superintendent, Reservoir Engineering Section West Kuwait and Wafra (KOC), 1986; General Superintendent, Reservoirs Department (KOC), 1991; Manager, Planning Group (KOC), 1995; Manager, Exploration and Development Group (KOC), 1997; Deputy Chairman and Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, Exploration and Development of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), 1999; KPC Managing Director for E&P and Chairman of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), September 2004-August 2007; KPC Managing Director for Refining and Chairman of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), September 2007-October 2010.