Hutham S. Olayan

Founding Member at Arab Bankers Association of North America

Hutham S. Olayan

Hutham S. Olayan

Founding Member at Arab Bankers Association of North America

Overview
Career Highlights

The Olayan Group
Arab Bankers Association of North America

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7649

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1955

Age

64

Number of Awards

1

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President & Chief Executive Officer at International Business Machines Corporation

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Former Chief Economist at Caterpillar Overseas S.A

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Chief Executive Officer at Morgan Stanley

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Managing Partner at East End Advisors LLC

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Vice President for Real Estate at Olayan America Corporation

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President Emeritus at Harvard University

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Co-Founder at Equity Residential

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Starr Foundation

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Chairman of Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley

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Chief Financial Officer at Morgan Stanley

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Founding Member at Arab Bankers Association of North America
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Sibling
Chief Executive Officer & Deputy Chairperson at Olayan Financing Co (Private Equity)

OFC manages the Group's commercial and industrial operations in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East. The firm oversees more than 40 companies engaged in manufacturing, product distribution, and services which include operating companies, joint ventures with major multinationals and firms in which OFC has a substantial ownership interest.OFC seeks investment opportunities in companies operating in the fields of FMCG, hospital supplies, office automation products, building supplies, telecommunications equipment, industrial services, project & construction management, real estate development, property management, financial and investment services and food services sectors. The firm also actively invests in listed companies in the Kingdom and the region.

Sibling
Director at The Olayan Group

The Olayan Group operates as a diversified enterprise that engages in trading, manufacturing, services and investments sectors. It manages commercial and industrial operations in Saudi Arabia through its subsidiary Olayan Financing Company. The firm's investment team focuses on public and private equities, real estate, fixed income securities, and other specialized assets. It operates through its offices located in Europe, Saudi Arabia and the United States. The company was founded by Suliman S. Olayan in 1947 and is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Family Member
Managing Director at Saudi Cement Co.

Saudi Cement Co. engages in the production and sale of cement and related products. Its products include ordinary portland cement and sulphate-resisting cement. The company was founded on November 23, 1955 and is headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Education
BA

The American University of Beirut is a private, secular, and independent university in Beirut, Lebanon. Degrees awarded at the American University of Beirut (AUB) are officially registered with the New York Board of Regents. On April 24, 1863, the State of New York granted a charter for the Syrian Protestant College. The college, which was renamed the American University of Beirut in 1920, opened on December 3, 1866.

MBA

Founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance, the Kelley School has grown into one of the most respected business schools in the world. The Kelley School offers undergraduate, MBA, master’s, graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Global Counsellor, North America
Current

The Conference Board, Inc. is a membership organization working for the public interests. It creates and disseminates knowledge about management and the marketplace to help businesses in their performance and to better serve the society. The firm publishes information and analysis, makes economics-based forecasts and assesses trends, and facilitates learning by creating communities of interest that bring together senior executives from around the world. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Founding Member
Current

To connect, support and inform finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and North Africa

Career History
Vice Chairman
1985 - Current

Olayan America Corporation (OAC) is the Olayan Group's investment advisory arm for North and South America. They manage a portfolio of both public and private equities in a variety of sectors, including financial, communications, consumer and real estate.

Founding Member
Current

To connect, support and inform finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and North Africa

Tenure Unconfirmed

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Boards & Committees
Director
1987 - Prior

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. engages in the provision of analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences Solutions; Analytical Instruments; Specialty Diagnostics; and Laboratory Products and Services. The Life Sciences Solutions segment comprises of portfolio of reagents, instruments, and consumables used in biological and medical research, discovery and production of new drugs, and vaccines as well as diagnosis of disease. The Analytical Instruments segment offers instruments, consumables, software, and services that are used for a range of applications in the laboratory, on the production line, and in the field. The Specialty Diagnostics segment gives diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments, and associated products used to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnoses. The Laboratory Products and Services segment involves in providing everything needed for the laboratory, including a combination of self-manufactured and sourced products for customers in research, academic, government, industrial, and healthcare settings. The company was founded on October 11, 1960 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

Member, International Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Founding Member, International Advisory Council
2006 - Prior

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank

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$1 - $100K
2017

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a foreign-policy think tank with centers in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Beirut, Beijing, and Brussels. The organization describes itself as being dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Founded in 1910 by Andrew Carnegie, its work is not formally associated with any political party.

$25K - $50K
2015

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$10K - $25K
2015

The American University of Beirut is a private, secular, and independent university in Beirut, Lebanon. Degrees awarded at the American University of Beirut (AUB) are officially registered with the New York Board of Regents. On April 24, 1863, the State of New York granted a charter for the Syrian Protestant College. The college, which was renamed the American University of Beirut in 1920, opened on December 3, 1866.

Political Donations
$1,000
2001

Representative from Ohio's 9th Congressional District

$500
2000

Former Senator from Michigan

$1,000
1991
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Awards & Honors
Rank #34
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
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