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Governance & Compliance

Aramex’s nine-member board of directors strives to cement the company’s position as a leader in corporate governance by implementing and upholding its Charter and Corporate Governance Guidelines. Six of the Board members (67%), including its chairman, are independent non-executive directors, two members are a non-independent non-executive directors and one member is a management representative: Hussein Hachem, CEO of Aramex.

The current Aramex Board of Directors, which was elected by our Annual General Assembly in March 2013, consists of the following members:

G38- composition of the highest governance body

Mr. Abdullah M. Mazrui – Chairman

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/61
Tenure: Since Inception
Nationality: Emarati
Other Commitments: Chairman (3 Company boards), Director (2 Company boards)

Mr. Fadi Ghandour – Founder and Vice Chairman

Independence: Non-Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/54
Tenure: 2005
Nationality: Jordanian
Other Commitments: Director (1 Company board)

Mr. Hussien Hachem – Chief Executive Officer and Director

Independence: Non-Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Executive
Gender/Age: Male/44
Tenure: 2011
Nationality: Canadian
Other Commitments: None

Mr. Helal Al-Marri – Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/37
Tenure: Since Inception
Nationality: Emarati
Other Commitments: General Director (1 Company), CEO (1 Company), Chairman (1 Company board), Chairman (1 committee), Director (4 Company boards)

Mr. Ahmed Al-Badi – Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/57
Tenure: Since Inception
Nationality: Emarati
Other Commitments: Chairman (1 Company board), Director (13 Company boards)

Mr. Arif Naqvi – Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/53
Tenure: 2005
Nationality: Pakistani
Other Commitments: Director (1 Company board)

Mr. Charles El Hage - Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/56
Tenure: 2011
Nationality: French
Other Commitments: None

Mr. Ayed Aljeaid – Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/57
Tenure: Since Inception
Nationality: Saudi
Other Commitments: None

Mr. Mana Al-Mulla - Director

Independence: Independent
Exec/Non-execs: Non-Executive
Gender/Age: Male/37
Tenure: 2010
Nationality: Emarati
Other Commitments: CEO, VP and Director (1 Company board), Director (5 Company boards)

The board of directors will:

  • Review, evaluate and approve, on a regular basis, long-term plans for the company.
  • Review, evaluate and approve the company’s budget and forecasts.
  • Review, evaluate and approve major resource allocations and capital investments in accordance with the company’s Delegation of Authority Matrix.
  • Review the financial and operating results of the company.
  • Director tasks shall include: to participate in the meetings of the board of directors and to provide independent opinion on strategic matters, policy, performance, accountability, resources, basic appointments and activity criteria.
  • The company shall work on implementing an environmental and social policy to favor the local community.

Aramex Annual Report 2014 – English