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Hutham Olayan

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Hutham Olayan

Chairman, The Olayan Group
Hutham Olayan

Hutham S. Olayan is Chairman of The Olayan Group, an international investor and operator of commercial businesses in the Middle East. As CEO of Olayan America, she has spent her career overseeing the Group’s investments outside the Middle East. She is currently Chairman of the Group’s Corporate Board. Outside of the Olayan Group, she serves on the boards of Brookfield Asset Management and General Atlantic. In the non-profit sector, Ms. Olayan serves on Stanford University’s Global Advisory Council, and the boards of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing, the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Ms. Olayan is a former director/trustee of Morgan Stanley, IBM and Thermo Electron (now Thermo Fisher), Georgetown University, and the MasterCard Foundation. She is a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York. Ms. Olayan has been recognized for her work with humanitarian, educational and professional organizations that focus on the Middle East and building East-West bridges