Amer Hadidi ? Royal Jordanian President & CEO
Amman, July 2, 2012: The Board of Directors decided during its July 2 session, chaired by Chairman of the Board of Directors Nasser Lozi, to appoint Eng. Amer Hadidi as president/CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines as of July 3, 2012.
Hadidi holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the University of Bridgeport, the US. He occupied several official posts; the latest was advisor at the Royal Hashemite Court and head of the economic and social affairs at the office of His Majesty King Abdullah II.
Between 2007 and 2011, he was minister of trade and industry. Between 2005 and 2007, Hadidi was secretary general at the Ministry of Transport and a board member of the RJ Board of directors in 2006 and 2007.
In 2005, he was appointed executive director of the Public Sector Reform Administration. Between 2001 and 2005, Hadidi held the position of Director Industrial Development at the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Last month, the Royal Jordanian Board of Directors mandated Eng. Abdel Rahman El-Khatib to act as interim CEO of the company, after former president/CEO Hussein Dabbas resigned, at the end of May.