Scott J. Freidheim is Chief Executive Officer for Europe at Investcorp International, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products with US$ 12 billion in assets under management across Europe, US and the MENA region. Previously, Freidheim was Executive Vice-President of the Sears Holdings Corporation. He was also President of Kenmore, Craftsman & Diehard and served on the Holdings Company Business Unit Board, and was Executive Vice-President and Chief Administrative Officer at Lehman Brothers. Freidheim is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils, the Council on Foreign Relations, Young Presidents' Organization and the Economic Club of New York. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education, which administers the Fulbright scholarship programme, and on the Board of the Scholar Rescue Fund. Freidheim holds a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.