Saleh Al-Turki is the President and Chairman of Nesma Holding, a company involved in many sectors, including oil & gas, construction, real estate, hospitality, tourism, telecom, IT, and more. It is headquartered in Saudi Arabia, but also has offices in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Turkey.
Al-Turki graduated with a Bachelors degree in Public Administration from the American University of Beirut. He moved to the United States to earn his Masters in Public Administration from California State University. In 2008, Al-Turki received an Honorary Doctorate degree in Humanities and Social Services.
The business tycoon holds many titles at various companies. Al-Turki is the chairman of Jeddah Holding Company, Saudi Foras Investment Company, and is Director of the Board for Arab Poultry Breeders Company, Saudi Economic and Development Co, Umm Al-Qura Development Company, ReAya Holding, and Al-Bilard Newspaper & Publishing.
Al-Turki has also held very trusted positions, such as Chairman of the Jeddag Chamber of Commerce and Industry, appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria, Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers, among many others.
Now only is he a leading entrepreneur in Saudi Arabia, he is also known for his philanthropy. The Saudi Ministry of Social Affairs honored Al-Turki as one of the most important supporters of social work. Furthermore, he has won an award for the Support of Young Entrepreneurs, an award King Salman founded. He is also a recipient of the Prince Mohammed Bin Fahad Award for Service of Charitable Activities.
Al-Turki is a leading name in the business world, and his activities promote the development of the economy of Saudi Arabia. His optimism about the future of the Kingdom, as well as his positive influence on the people of Saudi, has made Al-Turki Marcopolis’ 2nd most powerful businessman in the country.