Halliburton has named Abdulaziz Al Khayyal to the company’s board of directors, effective as of Dec. 4, 2014.

Al Khayyal spent more than 30 years at Saudi Aramco before retiring from the company as senior vice president, industrial relations in April. Al Khayyal held a variety of managerial positions in oil and gas operations and maintenance while at Saudi Aramco, including senior vice president, international Operations, and senior vice president, refining, marketing and international.

In 2004, Al Khayyal was appointed to the board of directors of Saudi Aramco, and served as chairman of the PetroRabigh board of directors from 2005 to 2012. He was also chairman of the board of Vela International Marine.