Aramco has appointed Mark Weinberger as an independent member to its Board of Directors, to replace Andrew Gould.

On behalf of the Board, Yasir Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of Aramco’s Board of Directors, welcomed Weinberger and expressed his appreciation to Gould for his dedication and invaluable contributions to the Board.

Weinberger was the global Chairman and CEO of EY (previously known as Ernst & Young) from 2013 to 2019. He was active in the World Economic Forum, as a member of its International Business Council and as a Global Steward for Economic Progress. He has also held several high level posts in the US Government, including as Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Treasury (Tax Policy) under President George W Bush and Member of the Social Security Advisory Board, under President Clinton. He served on presidential advisary councils to President Trump and President Obama.

Weinberger has a BA degree from Emory University (Economics) in 1983, an MBA and JD from Case Western Reserve University in 1987 and an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1991.