The Wes Marple Distinguished Lecture Series - Global Thematic Investing


Speaker: Abbas F. "Eddy" Zuaiter, Co-Founder and acting Managing Member Zuaiter Capital Holdings, LLC
Location: Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center, 120 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA 02115

Mr. Zuaiter Co-Founded and acts as a Managing Member of Zuaiter Capital Holdings, LLC ("ZCH"), a Greenwich, CT. based private family office established in 2013.

In addition, Mr. Zuaiter serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Adecoagro, SA (NYSE: AGRO, www.adecoagro.com), and RoC Capital Management, LLC; a Member of the Board of Directors of the Arab Bank plc (ARBK JR: www.arabbank.com) andThe Capital Holdings Funds, plc (LCHUS; www.capitalholdings.com) and a Member of the Board of Advisors of iMENA Group, Ltd. and Encore Realty, LLC.

Prior to forming ZCH, Mr. Zuaiter was an executive officer of Soros Fund Management, LLC ("SFM") from 2002 -2013. During his tenure at SFM, Mr. Zuaiter served in various capacities, including the role of Chief Operating Officer, a member of the SFM's Executive, Investment, Management, Capital Allocation and Risk Committees. He continues to serve as an advisor to affiliates of SFM and the various funds it manages. SFM is a private investment firm founded by Mr. George Soros.

Mr. Zuaiter was a Partner in the Financial Services Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP ("PwC"). At PwC he served some of the most significant private and public financial institutions in the world with a focus on Asset Management and Investment Banking. Mr. Zuaiter graduated with a BSBA in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University where he currently serves on the University's Board of Advisors for the McDonough School of Business, and the University's Board of Regents.