Managing Director, ENOC Retail
In his current role as Managing Director, ENOC Retail, Zaid Alqufaidi is responsible for the strategic development of ENOC Group’s retail business stream. A veteran of the Group and a seasoned oil and gas industry professional, he has extensive experience across the energy value chain in the marketing, aviation, terminal operations and supply.
During his career at ENOC, Alqufaidi has held numerous leadership roles. He was Managing Director of ENOC’s marketing segment before his current role; in 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of EPPCO Group; and in 2000, he held the positon of Manager of Terminals, Distribution and Aviation Operations.
A Alqufaidi started his career at Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) in 1989 as an Engineer in the Operations Department, after which he was promoted to Operations and Supply Coordinator in 1992.
A Over the years, he has immensely contributed to bridging the gap between the ENOC and EPPCO brands during the formation of the Group’s identity as ‘ENOC Group’. Alqufaidi has also played an instrumental role in the development of EPPCO’s retail network.
A Some of his notable achievements – during his tenure as Commercial Marketing Manager, a position he assumed in 1998 – include overseeing the construction of 70 EPPCO service stations, oil terminal storage facilities, and the establishment of Tasjeel.
A Alqufaidi is an Engineering graduate from the University of Central Florida in the United States.