Tarik I. Awad serves as the Chief Executive Officer at King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD). Mr. Awad is a Principal at Riyada Enterprise Development. Tarik I. Awad was the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Investments a premier investment bank in Jordan.  He joined Capital Investment in June 2013. 

Prior to joining Capital Investments, Awad spent over 20 years as a senior executive with major multinationals in Jordan, UAE, and USA: Abraaj Group, King Abdullah II Fund for Development, Boscan Middle East Investment Ltd, Pepsi Cola International, and Mobil Oil Corporation.

During his tenure, Awad provided leadership to the establishment of companies and investments in various industries.  He also served in the boards of directors/trustees to many companies and NGOs in Jordan. 

Awad holds an MBA degree in Finance and Investments from the University of North Texas, and obtained his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana. 

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