Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz: The New Driver of Uber's Saudi Arabia Chapter

Last Monday, the ride sharing global giant Uber has announced the appointment of Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz as their new General Manager for their Saudi Arabia chapter.

Gazzaz will aim to lead Uber’s next phase of growth across the Kingdom. Based in Riyadh, Gazzaz will have keen focus on aligning Uber’s activities with the Saudi Vision 2030.

Gazzaz served as the Vice President of Business Development and the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications for NCB Capital. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business from Boston University, and an executive MBA from London Business School.

“I am honored to be a part of Uber’s next chapter of growth at such a transformational time for the kingdom. Through a number of local initiatives and partnerships such as Masaruky, Uber is proud to help support its local communities and provide accessible and affordable transport options to millions of Saudis,” Gazzaz told Arabian Business.

The General Manager of Uber Middle East & North Africa, Abdellatif Waked is very excited to have Gazzaz on board. “With extensive experience leading teams in high-growth companies, we are extremely excited that Mohamed Gazzaz is taking over the steering wheel at one of Uber’s most crucial and fastest-growing markets within the Middle East and North Africa region. We are confident that he will help unlock further urban mobility and growth potential across the kingdom,” he said.

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