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Fady Jameel

Abdul Latif Jameel Group - International Operations

Jeddah, SA

Deputy President & Vice Chairman

Abdul Latif Jameel Group - International Operations

Fady Jameel

Biography

Mr Fady Jameel is Deputy President and Vice Chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel Group, which is comprised of diversified businesses, representing some of the world’s leading brands, with deep roots in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. From modest beginnings 70 years ago as a small trading business and then a Toyota distributorship in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Abdul Latif Jameel Group have established an extensive operations infrastructure, built the largest vehicle distribution network in Saudi Arabia, and have accumulated comprehensive automotive expertise throughout the region.

Mr Jameel is also President of Art Jameel, an organisation that supports artists and creative communities, whose current initiatives include running restoration programmes, heritage arts schools and a broad range of arts and educational initiatives. Art Jameel partner with major institutions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

After graduating with a BA in Political Science from Sophia University, Tokyo, Mr Jameel started his career with Abdul Latif Jameel Group, where he held a number of senior positions in vehicle sales, marketing and investment management.

Fady Jameel’s Newsfeed

30 Jan 2019
Almar Water Solutions to develop $600m desalination plant

Fady M. Jameel, deputy president and vice chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel Company, said: “Innovative energy-intensive water schemes are essential to meeting the rising demand of our region and the world’s growing population for water.”

20 Jan 2019
MIT Enterprise Forum: Semifinalists of the 12th Arab Startup Competition announced

Fady Jameel, President of Community Jameel International, said: “Since its launch in 2006, the Arab Startup Competition has attracted more than 40,000 applicants, with winners receiving over USD 1 million in equity-free financing. This year’s edition has engaged 4,000 of the Arab world's most promising innovators and startups from different countries in the region, as well as a number of entrepreneurs residing in Europe, Africa, and South East Asia.”

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Fady Jameel’s Background

Deputy President & Vice Chairman
Jan 2014 - Present
Abdul Latif Jameel is comprised of diversified businesses with deep roots in the Middle East, Europe, Japan & North Africa.
President
Jan 2014 - Present
Art Jameel is an organisation that supports artists and creative communities, whose current initiatives include running heritage arts schools and restoration programmes, plus a broad range of arts and educational initiatives for all ages. Major institutional partners include the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.
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Other Business Interests

Director
2006 - Present
Dubai, AE
Covering the Middle East and North Africa, Grameen-Jameel is a non-profit organization jointly owned by Grameen Foundation and Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives, a subsidiary of Abdul Latif Jameel.

Fady Jameel’s Education

BA, Political Science