Amr Khashoggi

Amr Khashoggi

Amr Khashoggi
VP Group Affairs, Zahid Group

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

➢ VP Corporate Affairs, Zahid Group which has 14 subsidiaries offering products and services for the construction, mining, oil and gas, agricultural, transport and finance sectors

➢ Chairman of Group Machiels Middle East Africa which specializes in landfill management and waste recycling

➢ 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 SR 50 million Gypsum Powder plant in Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi Arabia mid 2007. The plant was inaugurated by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz September 2005

➢ Board Member of Khashoggi Holding Group

➢ Board Member of Alahli Takaful (Life Insurance Provider)

➢ Chairman of the Employers Business Network for the Employment of People with Disability – nationwide non-profit organization, Saudi Arabia – creating awareness and workplace accessibility, job opportunities, training and recruitment for PWD

➢ Former CEO of DITevents, former CEO of Tanmiah Commercial Group, both providing event management of major conferences, exhibitions, forums, product launches, seminars, and road shows, with strong brand recognition such as the COMDEX show

➢ Former Vice Chairman of Modern Computers Communication company, specialized in e-commerce solutions, professional consulting services, and global technology training

➢ Former Managing Director of National Gypsum Company and Triad Holding Corporation

➢ Former Chief Advisor to the Committee for International Trade (CIT) , Council of the Saudi Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and Former Chief Coordinator of the Saudi Outreach Program. Currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of CIT, and is active as a speaker and a writer on US-Saudi Trade and International Relations

➢ Former Board Member of the Jeddah Marketing Board, Former Chairman of the International Relations Committee and former Vice-Chairman of the Information Technology Committee, at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry

➢ Former member of the Board of Directors, AMIDEAST, Washington DC, USA, offering Educational advisory services and scholarships

➢ Co-Founder and served in many capacities of the Saudi Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global organization with more than 10,000 prominent members focusing on Better Leaders through Education and Idea Exchange. Served as Area Vice President for Area V and a member of the International Board. Alumni Member of YPO

➢ Former Member of the YPO MENA Regional Board

➢ Former Member of the International Board of World President Organization (WPO) and former MENA Regional Chair of WPO, currently Membership Chairman of WPO MENA

➢ Co-Chair of the Next Generation Foundation (under formation) and Vice Chairman of the Next Generation Conference

➢ Member of the Minaret Business Organization, Saudi-German Business Group of Jeddah (Board Member), Circle d’Affaires Français de DjeddAh (CAFDA), American Businessmen of Jeddah, and the Middle East Association (UK)

➢ Former member of the Prince of Wales International Businessmen Forum (UK) under Prince Charles, heir to the British Throne

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

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