Chief Executive Officer

  • Category: Passenger Cars: Board
  • Location: Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Base salary £360k - £385k per annum plus bonus and benefits
  • Benefits: Company Car, Housing Provided, Annual Air Ticket, Healthcare, Education Allowance, Annual Performance-based Bonus
  • Job Ref: 1535

Role Details

We are representing a large group headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, renowned for its excellence across diverse business sectors. With a legacy of success, our client is seeking a visionary leader to join their executive team as CEO of their large automotive division.

As the Chief Executive Officer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the organisation. Reporting directly to the main board of the group, you will be responsible for refining corporate strategy, driving business growth, and ensuring operational excellence of all their automotive brands and facilities across the Kingdom.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive corporate strategy aligned with the group's long-term vision and objectives.
  • Lead and inspire a high-performing executive team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability.
  • Drive business expansion initiatives and identify new opportunities for growth and diversification, both nationally and internationally.
  • Oversee all aspects of corporate governance, risk management, and compliance to ensure adherence to regulatory standards.
  • Cultivate strategic partnerships and alliances to enhance the group's market position and competitive advantage.
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the main board, demonstrating progress towards key performance indicators and strategic goals.

Ideal Candidate

  • Proven track record of successful leadership in a similar executive role, preferably within a large, complex retail (importer/distributor) automotive organisation.
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans and initiatives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive organisational change and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

What’s on Offer

  • Competitive base salary: SR 140,000 to SR 150,000 per month
  • Comprehensive executive package, including housing, transportation, and other allowances
  • Excellent bonus structure based on performance metrics and business outcomes


If you are a results-driven professional and meet the above criteria, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.  Please note that only candidates who fit the specified criteria will be contacted due to the volume of applications we receive.

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