Hutham S. Olayan is Chair of the Corporate Board of The Olayan Group, a private international investor that also has commercial operations in the Middle East.
Ms. Olayan has been a director of The Olayan Group since 1981. She led the Group’s investment activity in the Americas for more than 30 years, as President and CEO of Olayan America and its US affiliates, until her retirement from that role in January 2018.
Ms. Olayan has been a director of Morgan Stanley since 2006. She also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of General Atlantic, and is a former director of IBM.
In the non-profit sector, Ms. Olayan serves on the board and Executive Committee of the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, and the board of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is a member of the Global Advisory Council of Stanford University, and a former director of The MasterCard Foundation.