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Saudi Arabian cooling and air conditioning equipment supplier Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Saker Co (Shaker) has appointed a new managing director.

The company. which employs over 1,000 staff, has brought in former Saudi Telecom CEO Jameel Al Mulhem as its new boss and has also re-appointed Abdulelah Abunayyan as chairman for a further three years.

He has served as chairman since October 2010 and is a board member of several other companies in the industrial, property and trading sectors.

He also serves on the board of the Ibrahim Abunayyan Group - a Riyadh-based company that works in agriculture, which is also an investor in property development business Rafal.