The GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award “Al-Rowad” (الرّواد) were launched in 2017 to recognize the pioneers of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region. The Award takes place on an annual basis and honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to foster and strengthen the chemical industry in one or more of the GCC states.
The 4th edition of the GPCA Legacy Award “Al-Rowad” (الرّواد) will recognize Mohamed Al-Mady, former Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC (1998 – 2015), and Founding Chairman, GPCA (2006 – 2015) at a special award ceremony during the 16th Annual GPCA Forum on 6 December 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Al Mady will be bestowed with the GPCA Legacy Award for his role in developing and advancing SABIC and making tremendous contributions to the chemical and petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia.
H.R.H. Prince Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdulaziz AI-Saud
H.E. Yousef Bin Omair
Abdulaziz Al Zamil
Yousuf Al Shirawi
Nominations for the award are made by CEOs of GPCA full member companies in order to ensure a strong pool of qualified candidates and a high quality of nominations. CEOs can put forward up to two candidates provided they meet the official award criteria. Once all nominations are received