Scott J. Freidheim

Scott J. Freidheim

Member, Board of Trustees

Chief Executive Officer, Europe
Investcorp International Ltd.

Scott J. Freidheim is Chief Executive Officer, Europe for Investcorp International Ltd. Investcorp invests funds on behalf of institutional and private Middle Eastern investors buying assets and companies mainly across Europe, the United States and MENA. As of June 30, 2011, Investcorp had $11.8 billion in assets under management.

Before joining Investcorp in 2011, Scott Freidheim was Executive Vice President, Sears Holdings Corporation. He was President of Kenmore, Craftsman & Diehard and served on the Holdings Company Business Unit Board. Previously, Scott worked at Lehman Brothers for more than 17 years, most recently as Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President, with oversight of the company's corporate division. Over the years, he held officer positions in Lehman's investment banking, private equity and corporate divisions.

Scott is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council and Forum of Young Global Leaders, a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Member of the Executive Advisory Board of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, a Member of Young Presidents' Organization and a Member of the Economic Club of New York. He is also actively involved with the Institute of International Education, which administers the Fulbright scholarship program, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees and the Scholar Rescue Fund Advisory Committee.

Scott holds a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

 

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