January 2019 Chairman’s Message

Thank you for your continued support for our program, which, like all membership organizations, depends on its members’ involvement and enthusiasm.

December 2018 Chairman’s Message

Thank you for your continued support for our program, which, like all membership organizations, depends on its members’ involvement and enthusiasm.

November 2018 Chairman’s Message

Thank you for your continued support for our program, which, like all membership organizations, depends on its members’ involvement and enthusiasm.

October 2018 Chairman’s Message

Thank you for your continued support for our program, which, like all membership organizations, depends on its members’ involvement and enthusiasm.

September 2018 Chairman’s Message

Thank you for your continued support for our program, which, like all membership organizations, depends on its members’ involvement and enthusiasm.

May 2018 Chairman’s Message

Dear Fellow ABGR Members, With Ramadan in full swing, we look back with wonder over a season of superlatives and surprises. From the Saudi side: continued commitment to ambitious Vision 2030 economic and social restructuring goals; aggressive and financially productive anti-corruption program (long on accountability for malefactors of great wealth, innovative and surprising on due process); unprecedented high profile 3-week …

March 2018 Chairman’s Message

Dear Fellow ABGR Members, Since my January report, our new year has already featured the following rich range of activities. January 21.  Economist John Sfakianakis briefed our Issues Committee on Vision 2030 challenges and opportunities. January 24.  A group of us met with a congressional delegation including Liz Cheney (Wyoming), Vern Buchanan (Sarasota, Florida), Caroline Murphy (Winter Park, Florida) and …

January 2018 Chairman’s Message

Dear Fellow ABGR Members, For those returning to Riyadh from holidays back home, welcome back to what promises to be a season of rewarding business and social programs, not to mention regulatory and market changes and professional challenges! Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) are now bearing tangible fruit, including public/private partnerships in power generation, transfer of management …

ABGR Team Victorious in 2017 Ryder Cup

The 2017 Ryder Cup Tournament, a revived tradition between the American Business Group of Riyadh and the British Golf Society, was held at Dirab Golf & Country Club Friday, November 17. The ABGR team, an eclectic mix of non-British nationalities, was led by Team Captain Thomas Merkel. Jonathan Mortell was the BGS Team Captain. This year, the ABGR team emerged victorious. Seventy-two golfers participated in a singles …

ABGR Welcomes Wadi Qortuba as Diamond Sponsor of the 24th Annual Golf Tournament

ABGR is excited to announce Wadi Qortuba as our Diamond Sponsor for the 24th Annual ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament. This is the second year that ABGR has offered the Diamond level. Wadi Qortuba is brand new compound community site situated in the rapidly developing Qortuba district. Distinguishing itself from other compounds, Wadi Qortuba marries its modern architecture with the unique aesthetic of abstract design …