Nabil E. Azar Bio

Nabil E. Azar

Co-Chair, Defense, Aerospace, and Security Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi

Nabil brings 25+ years of experience in business development, program management, operations, product development, merger & acquisition and systems Integration activities working across 40+ countries to include 11 years in the UAE, within the Defense, Aerospace, Security, Cyber and High-Tech industries.

He joined CAE as the Regional Director of Strategy and Business Development responsible for expanding and overseeing the company’s business growth in the Middle East (ME).

Prior to CAE, Mr. Azar served as Vice President of ME Business Development at Constellis, a leading Security and Risk Management Company. He was the Regional Director at Lockheed Martin, a global Aerospace, Defense and Security Company, where he led its ME business development activities for its Rotary and Mission Systems, Space Systems Company, and Information Systems & Global Solutions Divisions. Further, he managed several complex U.S. Federal and State programs and is a veteran in leading program execution, change management and process improvement.

Mr. Azar started his early career at McDonnell Douglas Aerospace where he led the proposals and captures for its Space & Defense Systems Division. He then oversaw the modernization and transformational efforts for the United States Department of State Consular Affairs Systems at U.S. embassies worldwide supporting diplomatic missions. During the Dot Com boom, he joined VeriSign Inc. where he managed the systems integration efforts and oversaw the deployment and operations of its products and services.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Global Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.