Ozey Horton


Mr. Ozey Horton is a Non-Executive Director of Al-Dabbagh Group

Mr. Ozey Horton, Jr. is an independent advisor and Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, an international management consultancy from which he retired in 2011. Mr. Horton served as a Director at McKinsey – having joined the Firm in 1981 and principally working out of the Atlanta office. While at McKinsey, Mr. Horton led numerous corporate growth, strategic, mergers and acquisitions, and performance improvement initiatives at global clients across a range of industries – including basic materials, energy, transportation, and consumer. He also led several practices at McKinsey over the years: for example, as founder of the global pulp, paper, and packaging practice; co-leader of the global basic materials practice; and founder of the global operations practice within the Firm’s energy and materials sector. Prior to his service with McKinsey & Company, Mr. Horton had early career experiences in manufacturing (Cummins Engine), corporate development (Sonoco Products), and project engineering (J. E. Sirrine, Engineers & Architects). Mr. Horton has extensive experience working in Europe, South America, India, and Asia.

Mr. Horton currently serves as a Director of Worthington Industries (U.S.), Metso Corporation (Finland) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. As well, he serves as a faculty member in McKinsey & Company’s leadership development programs. He also has several pro bono board affiliations: as a member of the Board of the Spoleto Festival, U.S.A., the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Advisory Board, the Gaillard Performance Hall Campaign Cabinet, and the Liberty Fellows Senior Advisor Group. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Visitors at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering. Mr. Horton grew up in South Carolina. He has a B.S.E. in civil and environmental engineering from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.