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H.E. Eng. Said Samih Darwazah
Chairman of the Board

Mr. Said Darwazeh has chaired the Royal Jordanian Board of Directors since June 21, 2016, after he was appointed a representative of the Government Shareholdings' Management Company in RJ's Board of Directors on June 19, 2016.

He holds the following positions in several leading entities:

  • The Executive Chairman of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC.
  • Chairman of the Board of the Queen Rania Foundation, which focuses primarily on providing youth with learning opportunities and equipping them with the necessary tools for success such ICT in education and online learning opportunities.
  • Board member of the Central Bank of Jordan.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees at Babson College in the USA.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees at the American University of Beirut (AUB).
  • Co-founded the Samih Darwazah Center for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship.

He holds an MBA from INSEAD (France) and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University (USA).