Tamer Hamid Bio

Tamer Hamid

ExxonMobil Iraq and UAE

Taher Hamid is the President of ExxonMobil Iraq and United Arab Emirates.

Born in Yemen and raised in the United States, Mr. Hamid earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geology and international business from Augustana College in 1993 and a Master’s degree in geology from the University of Iowa in 1995.

He began his career with Exxon in 1996 in Houston, Texas as a Geologist. Over the last 26 years with ExxonMobil he has held various technical, supervisory, and managerial assignments in Exploration, Development, Production, and Upstream Ventures. Prior to his current roles, he served as a Senior Upstream Advisor at Exxon Mobil Corporation headquarters in Irving, Texas.

In his current role, based in UAE, Taher manages ExxonMobil business in Iraq and United Arab Emirates.

Taher is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).