Faraz Khalid is the Chief Executive Officer of Noon, the US$1 billion joint venture between Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and a group of prominent Gulf investors.
Noon is live in the UAE and Saudi Arabia with the largest assortment of original products covering fashion, beauty, fitness, sports, technology, games and many more.
With offices in Riyadh and Dubai, Noon empowers the region’s youth to participate in the growing digital economy. It employs some of the brightest young Saudi, Emirati and Arab talent and is actively opening the digital marketplace to emerging entrepreneurs adding to its already established active supplier base in the Kingdom.
Faraz has established long-term strategic partnerships that has enhanced Noon’s infrastructural capabilities, particularly in Saudi Arabia, to build and deliver a robust technology platform that enables a world-class customer experience.
He is the former Co-founder and Managing Director of Namshi, the Middle East’s leading fashion online retailer. With proven experience and hands-on knowledge in building, launching and scaling successful e-commerce enterprises in the region, Faraz leads a team of dedicated professionals in driving the operations of Noon.
· Kick starting a new era of ecommerce in KSA
· Empowering the region’s youth to participate in the growing digital economy.
· Choosing the perfect partnerships