Hisham Nazer, Saudi Arabian executive & diplomat, Died at 83


Hisham Mohieddin Nazer was born in 1932, and died November 14, 2015.
He was Saudi Arabia’s oil minister and the first Saudi board chairman of ARAMCO, which was later called Saudi Aramco.
Hisham was one of the significant people in developing the domestic policy of Saudi Arabia.
He also served as Saudi ambassador to Egypt from 2005 to 2011.
Hisham was born in Jeddah in 1932.
He hails from leading family based in Jeddah.
Hisham attended Victoria College in Alexandria, Egypt.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree in international relations and a master of arts degree in political science, both taken from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
He completed his master study at the UCLA in 1958.
Hisham is known to be a poet and soccer fan.
He was awarded an honorary degree from American University in Cairo in 1991.
Hisham passed away on 14 November 2015 at the age of 83, in the United States.