Waleed J. Kattan

Waleed J. Kattan is the director general of Okaz Organization for Press & Publication in Saudi Arabic, which publishes Okaz, Al-Nadi and the Saudi Gazette. He is a board member of the National Newspaper Distribution Company and the Saudi Newspapers Publishing Council. Born in 1955 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Kattan earned a BA in economics and political science from Cairo University in 1978, and was a businessman until 1980 before joining Okaz.