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Mr. Amr Khashoggi

Vice President Group Affairs
Zahid Group

Profile

Saudi, graduated from Yale University School of Management, Connecticut, USA with an MBA in 1979, and Menlo College, California, USA with a B. Sc. in 1977


  • •Vice President HR and Group Affairs, Zahid Group, a privately held organization representing a diverse range of companies, strategic partnerships, and world-renowned brands. Headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the Group is active in a number of thriving industries: building materials; commercial vehicles; community and facility management; construction and heavy machinery; energy and utilities; financial services; hospitality; investment; oil and gas; real estate; transportation and logistics; and travel and tourism.

  • •Chairman & CEO of Amkest group, a holding company with interests in building materials manufacturing & services, packaging of food, hygienic and medical products, provider of e-business and IT services & solutions, through its subsidiary, ArabWeb International

  • • Chairman and Partner of Global Gypsum Company Ltd (3G), a joint venture between a distinguished group of Saudi investors and Lafarge Gypsum International, a French company and the 3rd largest producer of Gypsum in the World. 3G launched a Gypsum Powder plant in Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi Arabia mid 2007. The plant was inaugurated by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz September 2006

  • • Chairman of Qaderoon Business Disability Network, a national non-profit employer network advocating the employment of persons with disability

  • •Member of the Board of Alahli Takaful, a leading regional provider of Sharia Compliant Protection Solutions, satisfying the aspirations of Gulf citizens, while creating optimal shareholder value through Innovation, World Class Service, and recognition as the Employer of Choice in the regional Insurance Sector

  • • Member of the Executive Board of the Committee for International Trade (CIT) , Council of the Saudi Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and is active as a speaker and a writer on US-Saudi Trade and International Relations

  • • Member of the Advisory Board of Effat University for Girls in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • •Member of the World President Organization (WPO)