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Picture of Sada CumberBIOGRAPHY

Sada Cumber
Special Envoy, Organization of the Islamic Conference
Term of Appointment: 03/03/2008 to present

President George W. Bush announced the appointment of Sada Cumber as Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on February 27, 2008. Mr. Cumber assumed his duties on March 3, 2008.

As Special Envoy, Mr. Cumber serves as the U.S. representative to the OIC, and seeks to promote improved dialogue and understanding between the United States and Muslim communities around the world.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Cumber was an entrepreneur and investor based in Austin, Texas. Mr. Cumber’s business background is in senior management, marketing, and imaging technology. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Cumber has specialized in national and global network strategy, strategic marketing, business planning and institution building.

Mr. Cumber has founded eleven companies in technology-based industries, as well as Texas Global, an international strategic advising firm, and CACH Capital Management, an investment advisory and wealth management firm.

As Special Envoy, Mr. Cumber is employing his multicultural background and extensive business, social, and political skills to promote cooperation across cultures, to support international economic development and help advance meaningful dialogue among the world’s religious communities.

Mr. Cumber was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1951. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in History, both from the University of Karachi. Mr. Cumber came to the United States in 1978 and has been an American citizen since 1986.



Released on July 9, 2008

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