Panellists

Ribihi

Ribhi E. Al-Husseini

First Premium for Support Services

General Manager

In 1986, Mr. Ribhi Al-Husseini obtained a BS in Engineering Science from The City University of New York – USA. Ribhi is a Saudi Arabian National and has over 30 years in the aviation industry.

Ribhi began his career in 1986 with Saudi Arabian airlines as an Aircraft Systems Engineer. In 1990 He became Senior Systems Engineer then in 1992 got appointed to Manager Facilities & Equipment Engineering Standards.

In 1998 he returned to Aircraft Engineering as Principal Aircraft Engineer – Systems Support responsible for narrow and wide body twin jets.

In 2002 he was assigned to the restructuring of the Materials Management division of Saudi Arabian Airlines and became Chief Logistics Operations in 2004.  In 2007 Ribhi joined the Privatization team for Saudia Technical Services division and in 2009 he was appointed as the company Commercial Director and was assigned to establish the Sales & Marketing department of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries.  In the first two years of his appointment Ribhi managed to systematically triple the division sales.

In 2014 Ribhi took an early retirement from Saudia and joined Qatar Airways to work on the start-up team for Al Maha Airways in Saudi Arabia as head of Materials and Maintenance Planning.

In October of 2015 Ribhi joined the Attar Holding Group as the General Manager of First Premium, a start-up MRO in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company is approved by the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia and provides technical and logistics support to airlines in Saudi airports.