Dhari Hamad Al Wazzan has been inspired by his father and his late grandfather and their hard work to improve their family business. He attended the American International School of Kuwait to graduate with an International Baccalaureate Diploma. He then attended Bentley University in Boston, where he completed his Bachelor in Corporate Finance and Accounting. There, he joined the Muslim Student Association and initiated a committee after the September 11th attacks to meet the needs of the Bentley Muslim Community. Upon his return home, he entered his family business to become the business development manager within the company Arabian Motors Group, the world’s fourth largest dealership for Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury automobiles. He was successful in implementing the latest cost cutting techniques adding more profit and he created several departments such as the Customer Relationship and Marketing & Communication Departments. He opened successful businesses such as Autozan, an aftermarket automobile as well as an international franchise operation called ProntoWash which provides new and unique car washing and detailing services that are both convenient and economically friendly. At the community level, he founded the Proud to Be Kuwaiti Organization (www.p2bk.com) which is a non-profit organization promoting small & medium businesses and entrepreneurs in Kuwait. He also created Thunderbirds which gives the opportunity to students to attend a summer internship to gain work experience and to aim at promoting community service and giving back to the community.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Youth Engagement and Sports
Country of Origin: Kuwait
City of Residency: Kuwait City, Kuwait