American University of Beirut

Current Members Board of Trustees
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    Philip S. Khoury, PhD

    Chairman of the Board
    Ford International Professor of History and Vice ​Provost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts

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    Nemeh Sabbagh

    Co-Chairman and Treasurer of the University
    Former Chief Executive Officer, Arab Bank
    Amman, Jordan​
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    William Zoghbi, MD

    ​Vice Chair for Medicine and Health
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiology
    Elkins Family Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Health
    Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
    Houston Methodist Hospital
    ​​Houston, Texas
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    Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD

    Vice Chair​ for Academic Affairs​
    ​The Ralph D. Feigin Endowed Chair at Baylor College of Medicine
    Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neurology, and Neuroscience Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Founding Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children's Hospital
    Houston, Texas
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    Abdo George Kadifa

    Chairman Elect​
    Vice Chair for Information T​echnology and​ Innovation
    Managing Director and Partner Sumeru Equity Partners ​
    Palo Alto, California
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    Ada H​. Porter

    Secretary of the University
    New York, New York
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    Mu’taz Al-Sawaf​

    Executive Board Member, Saudi Binladin Group Managing Director of the Architecture and Building Construction Division (ABCD)
    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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    Ayman Asfari

    Non-Executive Director of the Board of Directors, Petrofac​
    Beirut, Lebanon
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    David G. Bradley

    Chair Emeritus, Atlantic Media
    Washington, DC
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    Walid A. Chammah

    ​Former Co-President Morgan Stanley
    London, United Kingdom
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    Carlos D​​el Rio

    Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
    Decatur, Georgia​
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    Hana El-Samad, PhD

    Senior Vice President and Director of Science Integration, Innovation, and Insights, Altos Labs
    Founding Principal Investigator, Altos Labs
    Former Kuo Family Endowed Professor in Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
    San Francisco, California
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    Fouad Es-Said

    Chairman and CEO of Transmed
    Beirut, Lebanon
     

    Kim Ghattas

    Author and Journalist
    Washington, D​C and Beirut, Lebanon
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    Nabil Antoine Habayeb

    Senior Vice President - GE
    President and CEO - GE Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
    Dubai, UAE
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    Randa El-Sayed Haffar

    Managing Director, Citi Private Bank
    Trustee, Elmer and Mamdouha Bobst Foundation
    New York, New York
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    Abdulsalam Haykal

    CEO of Haykal Group (Transtek Systems, Haykal Media, TMS Mobile, Eastwards Projects)
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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    Philippe Raymond Jabre

    Founder and CEO, Jabre Capital Partners
    Geneva, Switzerland
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    Jafar J. Jafar, MD

    Former Department of Neurosurgery Neurosurgeon-in-Chief New York University Medical Center
    New York, New York
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    Amabel James

    Investor
    New York, New York
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    Sarine Karajerjian

    Program Director at Arab Reform Initiative, Alumni Elected Trustee
    ​Beirut, Lebanon
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    Ricardo Karam

    Media Personality / Entrepreneur, Alumni Elected Trustee​
    ​Beirut, Lebanon
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    Fadlo ​R. Khuri, MD

    President, American University of Beirut
    Beirut, Lebanon
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    Katherine Maher

    Consultant, ​​U.S. Department of State on the Foreign Affairs Policy Board
    San Francisco, California
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    Jacques P. Merab, MD

    Cardiology S​pecialist
    New York, New York​​
     

    Maher Mikati

    Chief Executive Officer, Areeba SAL Deputy CEO, M1 Group CEO, M1 Fashion
    Beirut, Lebanon
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    William Dodge Rueckert

    President, Oyster Management Group, LLC Southport, Connecticut
    President, Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation
    New York, New York
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    Tania Issa Semaan

    Chairperson​ of Blu Stone Management Limited
    Dubai, UAE
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    Talal Shair

    Chairman-CEO of​ Dar Al Handasah
    Amman, Jordan
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    Senator John E. Sununu

    US Senator, New Hampshire 2003-09
    Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
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    Viviane S. Tabar, MD

    Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
    Theresa C. Feng Chair for Neurosurgical Oncology
    ​Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, New York
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    Fuad ​"Ford" ​Tamer​, PhD​​

    Senior Operating Partner, Francisco Partners
    Hillsborough, California
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    Kevin Taweel

    Chairman, Asurion
    San Mateo, California
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    Franz-Josef Ulm, PhD​​

    Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology​
    Cambridge, Massachusetts​
     

    Kamel Wehbe

    Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group – Dubai, Alumni Elected Trustee
    Dubai, UAE​​
     

    B. Philip Winder

    Managing Director, Polygon Investment Management
    Princeton, New Jersey
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    D. Scott Wise

    Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    New York, New York

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