Watch: Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi Accepts CEO of the Year 2021 Award
Senior VP of ADNOC Logistics & Services, Capt. Mohamed Al Ali accepted the award on behalf of Capt. Al Masabi who gave his acceptance speech on video.
Capt. Al Masabi began by saying: "I wish I could be there in person tonight. But I believe this is a fair reflection of the post pandemic world that we are interacting from many miles apart.
"I accept this award with a lot of gratitude but I would like to take this opportunity to appreciate the entire ADNOC family and in particular the ADNOC Logistics & Services team for their undeterred commitment over a very difficult period of the last 15 months."
Capt. Al Masabi also thanked and made special mentions for ADNOC's seafarers, site-based staff and all their frontliners who "have made great personal sacrifices" to make sure the global community had uninterrupted access to energy supplies.
Capt. Al Masabi said: "They are the true heroes of the pandemic and we stand in unity with each one of them.
"At ADNOC Logisitics & Services we take pride in our collective achievements and aspirations. This spirit has helped us succeed and serve our customers despite all the challenges.
"I would also like to thank ADNOC group that has left no stone unturned to ensure that we as business leaders are able to serve our customers, our people, our shareholders and our community."
Wishing everyone a great evening, Capt. Al Masabi concluded by congratulating "all the other heroes of the pandemic."