Najat is a CEO and founding member of Firehorse,ARC, a stock footage library representing exclusive and unique videos from the Middle East.
In April 2016, Firehorse ARC and Shutterstock, a leading global provider of imagery and music, have agreed to an Exclusive licensing deal.
Partner Najat Rizk is at the forefront of programming and production in the Arab World. After serving as a Channel Manager for Orbit Satellite Channel, Al Thaniya television and Head of Operations (Italy) LBC SAT, she joined Firehorse Films in 1999. Under her leadership, Firehorse was voted the second fastest growing company in Lebanon for two consecutive years, in a Harvard Business School “Michael Porter” program and Najat won acclaim as the second most successful CEO in Lebanon. She is renowned for her focus and care in the crafting and management of the company’s productions. With over 20 years of experience in the television industry, Najat has produced a wide range of programming and is the company’s primary Television Consultant. Firehorse’s tagline “Making Screens Worth Watching”, attests to her desire and commitment to produce knowledge-based and innovative media, which engages audiences everywhere.
Najat is also a founding member of Beyond Reform & Development (part of BRD/I Group SAL) a consulting firm and social business established to serve individuals and organizations, specialized in public sector reform, organizational development, capacity building and civil society development in the Arab world.