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    MENAT Regional Council

    The MENAT Regional Council is made up of devoted alumni, friends, and business leaders who volunteer their time to strengthen Syracuse University’s presence in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. This includes building a stronger philanthropic base, increasing support for recruiting new students from the region, expanding career networking opportunities for local alumni and recent SU grads seeking job opportunities, creating new alumni events, and developing academic programs in the region.

    Reda Raad ’95
    COO, TBWA/RAAD

    Iman (Al Bahar) Al Qatami ’79 (founding member)
    Assistant Managing Director, Anwar Al Qatami & Company

    Sahibzada Yusuf Ali Khan G’00
    Managing Director, Citigroup Inc.

    Carol Azar G’92, G’96
    Associate Professor, Lebanese American University

    Nithya Bandi ’07
    Program Manager, Medtronic

    Colin Baxter ’92
    Managing Director, Hydroturf International

    Nabil Habayeb ’80, G’82 (founding member)
    President and CEO, Middle East & Africa, General Electric Company

    Farhad Khalilnia ’81
    CEO, Penta Corporate Hosting Ltd.

    Shawez Sabri ’83, G’89
    Managing Director, AJS Techno Flow

    Mike Venutolo ’77 (founding member)
    Managing Director, Raymond International W.L.L.

    Nabeel Waheed ’80
    Executive Vice President, Mashreq Bank

    Yousef Yasmineh ’00
    General Manager, CPL Aromas Dubai

    Ahmed Youssef ’99