Mr. Rayan Qutub is the Chief Executive Officer and Head of Industrial Valley at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).
He has more than 18 years of Industrial, Business Development, Marketing, Acquisition, Real-Estate, Education, Healthcare and Regulations Development experience gained from reputable companies such as EEC, Unilever and Savola.
In his current capacity with KAEC, Rayan is leading the development of the Industrial Valley. Rayan was responsible for developing the Haramain district, Education and Healthcare Business Units including the development, construction and operation of KAEC’s first world class school: The World Academy.
Head of Foods, Mergers and Acquisitions in the Middle East. In his capacity, Rayan has managed to successfully launch and grow Unilever’s largest business globally “Foods” in Arabia -after several historical failures- and to attain more than 10 global and local growth awards.
Rayan is a member of Minaret Business Organization (MBO); Jeddah’s leading distinguished business leaders organization. Moreover, in 2012 he was nominated to join the “Young Arab Leaders Organization” that aims to galvanize 500 of the most accomplished, result-oriented individuals from the region who are active in improving the state of the Arab world.
Rayan graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with honor and attended several Executive Education Programs in leadership, real estate and economic development with top Universities such as Oxford, Harris and Harvard.