His Excellency Said Darwazah - Board of Directors

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Said Darwazah has earned his position on E2E's Board of Directors through his years of experience as CEO of some of Jordan's largest businesses and holding groups, and his tenure serving the country as Minister of Health. Under his leadership, Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC has firmly held onto its position as the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in the kingdom. He has steered the company to further success, both in terms of financial growth and industry innovation. Previous to serving as Hikma's CEO, and after a very successful time as the Hikma Investment Company's CEO, Mr. Darwazah was asked to hold the position of Minister of Health in Jordan. He served in this capacity for 4 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge concerning the running of day-to-day operations of large manufacturers, and offers input into developing strategies to overcome the energy challenges such businesses face.

Career Achievements
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (2007 – Present)

  • CEO (current position)

Minister of Health

  • 2003-2006

Hikma Investment Co. (1994-2003)

  • CEO

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (1991-1994)

  • CEO

Board and Committee Positions Held

  • Dead Sea Real Estate Investments (2007)
  • Ma'an Development (2008)
  • Health Care Accreditation Council (2008)
  • Capital Bank (2010)
  • Investment Unit/Social Security Corporation (2010)
  • Jordan River Foundation (2008)
  • King Hussein Cancer and Biotechnology Institute (2007)

Education

  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
    Purdue University, USA (1976-1980)
  • M.B.A
    INSEAD, France (1983-1984)