Director General of Modon
Eng. Saleh bin Ibrahim Al-Rasheed
The newly appointed Director General, Eng. Saleh bin Ibrahim Al-Rasheed, was selected from “Modon” leadership executive team where he served as Communications and Information Technology Department Manager in Modon since June 2007. During his tenure in Modon, he led many distinctive initiatives and projects and oversaw the building of communication networks and information technology systems within Modon and in the industrial cities, which greatly improved the quality of services offered to both Modon customers and employees.
Eng. Al-Rasheed led the initiative to develop and promote smart industrial cities by providing high-speed, fiber-optic based telecom networks and managed services. The industrial cities were provided with wired and wireless data and voice services, in addition to the electronic physical security solutions for monitoring and controlling city gates, road intersections, high-value locations, as well as solutions for vehicle admissions and tracking, all of which were connected to the Command and Control Center which operates around the clock.
Eng. Al-Rasheed also led the development of Geographical Information System (GIS) for the management of Modon properties such as lands and infrastructure in the industrial cities. The system included a mobile version (Rased, which means “observer” in Arabic), which assists field inspectors to monitors and record their findings and observations in the industrial cities. His efforts culminated in a global SAG Excellence Award for Modon in Geographical Information Systems in the year 2011.
Eng. Al-Rasheed sponsored and oversaw Modon-wide projects for the development of electronic services and for process re-engineering which greatly enhanced business process control, quality, response time, and overall customer satisfaction. The eModon electronic services system was developed which enables the customer to submit requests for industrial or investment lands and view these on the map without having to visit Modon offices. The system generates contracts, invoices and allows the customer to submit factory drawings online. The customer billing system was integrated with SADAD payment gateway to allow online payment through the various channels offered by the local banks.
In addition to that, and under the sponsorship of Eng. Al-Rasheed, several other internal electronic solutions were developed. These included Internet and Intranet portals, Finance and HR management systems and self-services, archiving solutions, project and task management, and several others. He also contributed in improving internal work environment by providing appropriate systems, such as, IP Telephony and Instant Messaging, establishment of a technical support office and providing Modon with appropriate information availability, security, backup and recovery solutions. Each of these systems contributed in serving the customer, leading to Modon securing second position for Best E-services Award in the government sector in the year 2010.
Engr. Al-Rasheed holds Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from King Saud University and a leading Advanced Management Certification from IMD Business School. He received various administrative leadership training courses from several universities and institutes worldwide, such as (MIT, GE), with some specialized courses and certificates.
He works as a member of the Board of Directors in the Saudi Industrial Development Fund and also as a member of the Board of Directors in the Saudi Railways Organization.