Loay Hisham Nazer, MBA 1989
Fosters Entrepreneurism in Saudi Arabia
Nazer, Founder and Chairman of the Nazer Group, a holding company for a diverse range of entrepreneurial investments in Saudi Arabia and abroad, has built impressive credentials as an international business leader. He was elected to serve for the year 2006-07 as Chairman of the International Board of Directors of the Young Presidents Organization. He has made lasting impressions on the international organization with such profound contributions as "YPO Making a Difference." Nazer was also selected by the World Economic Forum as a member of the Young Global Leaders, a community of extraordinary leaders under the age of 40. He has been quoted many times in the Western press on issues related to Saudi Arabia and was interviewed on CNN's Business Today, MSNBC Europe's Gateway to the Middle East, and was the main guest on "Bridges," an hour-long Saudi television program designed to improve Saudi-West relations. He recently hosted delegations from UCLA and UCLA Anderson promoting international educational programs and exchanges between Saudi Arabia and the U.S.