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Majali ‘to take helm at Royal Jordanian’

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Samer Al-Majali
AMMAN –– An ad hoc committee has named five persons as new members of Royal Jordanian’s board, representing the government.

The new members include the former CEO of the national carrier, Samer Al-Majali, who is expected to be elected on Tuesday to run the company, replacing Omar Malhas, as the new board convenes for a meeting.  اضافة اعلان

Incumbent chairperson Saeed Darwazeh and his deputy, Bassem Al-Salem, will keep their positions, according to sources familiar with the resolutions of the panel tasked with selecting figures to represent the government on the boards of companies where it has a stake. 

Other names appointed to the airline’s board are Khloud Sakkaf, Khairi Amr, Omar Al-Fahoum, and Rajai Kamal Al-Dajani, while Abdul-Hakim Al-Shalabi will keep his seat, but as a representative of the Social Security Investment Fund instead of the government, which he represented in the outgoing board.