Nabeel Gareeb

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Nabeel Gareeb
Born Nabeel Gareeb
Nationality Pakistani
Citizenship United States of America
Education Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Engineering Management (
Occupation MEMC Electronic Materials (Chief Executive Officer (CEO))

Nabeel Gareeb is a US businessman. He was President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of MEMC between 30 April 2002 and 12 November 2008.[1][2]


Gareeb immigrated to US from Pakistan more than 25 years ago. He holds a Master of Science degree in engineering management from Claremont Graduate School, and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College.[3]

Prior to joining MEMC, he worked for ten years at International Rectifier Corporation, a supplier of power semiconductors, where he became Chief Operating Officer.


According to a 2007 list compiled by Forbes, Gareeb was one of the highest paid CEOs in the US.[4] He also listed himself in the top 25 highest paid men.[5] Forbes reported him "The 43 year old executive ranks 1 within Semiconductors".[6]


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