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Saad Al Wazzan

Founder and Chairman

Saad Al Wazzan is the Founder and Chairman of Kout Capital and has more than three decades of experience in the real estate, construction, healthcare, education, and retail sectors in both local and global markets. Saad is actively involved in Kout Capital’s strategic investments throughout Europe and the MENA region. He is focused on investment growth and is responsible for strategic planning, private equity ventures, and overseeing the appropriate implementation of corporate strategy.

Saad additionally holds senior positions in different companies. He now serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company which he founded in 1984. Saad also holds an executive position in Rawa Holding Company where he is focused on operational management and maintaining the company’s strong track record.

Saad is a forward-looking leader and a significant contributor to Kuwait’s corporate development. He has extensive insight into transforming local institutional businesses into diversified, regional corporations. Prior to founding Kout Capital, Saad held other various executive positions. He was the Chief Executive Officer at Nafaes Holding Company where he managed and directed the establishment of local and regional educational institutions, notable hospitals, and other specialised companies. He also served as Vice Chairman in Athman Investment Company.

Saad holds a degree in Accounting from Kuwait University and has obtained numerous credentials from IMD – Switzerland, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School.

Omar Alzumai