Ibrahim Bin Ahmed Al-Suwayed is Undersecretary at the Saudi Defense Ministry for Procurement and Armament. He is a retired Major General with over 34 years of experience in supply chain management, procurement, and strategic planning for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). Al-Suwayed is well perceived by his peers in the Saudi Ministry of Defense (MoD) and his word carries weight when negotiating arms deals.
Al-Suwayed is said to have good relations with the Deputy Minister of Defense, Prince Khaled bin Salman, and Chief of Staff of Saudi Armed Forces Lt-General Fayyad Al-Ruwayli.
Our 562-word profile of Al-Suwayed provides an overview of his rank and standing within the Saudi Government and views on arms deals, in addition to his background in procurement and logistics. The report is structured as:
-Perceptions of Al-Suwayed
-Rank and Standing
-Views on arms deals
-Background in Procurement and Logistics