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Board of Directors

Nahdi’s Board of Directors is supported by robust, world-class corporate governance standards and procedures, and brings a wealth of experience and expertise earned in key positions across a diverse range of multinational corporations.

Saleh Salem Ahmed Bin Mahfouz

Age: 71

Nationality: Saudi

Current position: Chairman of the Board of Directors

Academic qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, 1976G.

Executive Positions

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2009G to 2021G, Chairman of the Executive Committee at Saudi Economic and Development Co, a closed joint stock company established in Jeddah operating in the investment sector.

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2009G, Chairman of Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO), a closed joint-stock company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of investments.
  • Since 2004G, Chairman of Red Sea Markets Co. Ltd., a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of real estate investment and operation of shopping centers.
  • Since 2012G, Chairman of Al Mahmal Development Co., a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the real estate development and management sector.
  • Since 2004G, Chairman of Al Mahmal Facilities Services Co., a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of facilities services.
  • Since 2014G, Board Member at Al Khomasia International for Real Estate Development Company Ltd, a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the general construction of residential buildings as well as in the sale, purchase and management of real estate.

Previous Board Memberships

  • From 2010G to 2017G, Board Member at Al Balad Al Ameen, a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the urban development and construction sector.
  • From 2005G to 2017G, Board Member at Yanbu Saudi Kuwaiti Paper Products Co. Ltd. (YSKPPC), a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the paper industry.
  • From 2001G to 2017G, Board Member at Elaf Travel and Tourism, a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the tourism sector.
  • From 1977G to 2017G, Board Member at Yanbu Cement Company (YCC), a joint-stock company established in Jeddah and engaging in the cement industry.
  • From 2009G to 2021G, Chairman of the Executive Committee at Saudi Economic and Development Co, a closed joint stock company established in Jeddah operating in the investment sector.
Saleh Salem Bin Mahfouz

Abdullah Amer Abdullah Al Nahdi

Age: 60 years

Nationality: Saudi

Current position: Vice Chairman of the Board

Academic qualifications: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from King Abdulaziz University, 1985G.

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2009G, Chairman of Al-Nahdi Transport Company, a limited liability company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of food, equipment and containers transport.
  • Since 2007G, Board Member at King Salman Center for Disability Research, a non-profit organization established in Riyadh.
  • Since 2010G, Board Member at King Abdulaziz University Endowment ‘Waqf’, a charitable endowment established in Jeddah.
Abdullah Amer Al Nahdi

Abdelelah Bin Salem Bin Ahmed Bin Mahfouz

Age: 69 years

Nationality: Saudi

Current position: Member of the Board of Directors

Academic qualifications: Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ohio State University, USA, 1975G.

Executive Positions

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2006G to 2009G, Managing Director of Financial Investments Group at SEDCO.
  • From 1994G to 1997G, Deputy Managing Director at Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO).
  • From 1980G to 1990G, Deputy Regional Director at National Commercial Bank (NCB), a joint-stock company established in Jeddah and engaging in the banking sector.

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2009G, Board Member at the Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO), a closed jointstock company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of investments.
  • Since 2017G, Vice Chairman at Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO), a closed joint-stock company established in Jeddah and engaging in the sector of investments.
  • Since 2015G, Chairman at Methak Holding Company, a limited liability company engaging in the investment sector.
  • Since 2014G, Vice Chairman at Salem bin Mahfouz Foundation (SBMF), a non-profit organization specialized in the qualitative grants in the field of education, empowerment and community development.
  • Since 2013G, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Al Mehwar Investment Holding Company, a limited liability company engaging in the investment sector.

Previous Board Memberships

  • From 2009G to 2017G, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SEDCO Capital
Abdelelah Salem Bin Mahfouz

Yasser Bin Gholam Joharji

Age: 51 years

Nationality: Saudi

Current position: Member of the Board of Directors and CEO

Academic qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from King Saud University in Riyadh, 1993G.

Executive Positions

Current Executive Positions

  • Since 2014G, CEO of Nahdi Medical Co.

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2010G to 2014G, General Manager of Unilever Saudi Arabia, a public limited liability company established in Britain and engaging in the consumer products sector.
  • From 2007G to 2010G, General Manager of Marketing for Home and Personal Care Products at Unilever Saudi Arabia, a public limited liability company established in Britain, operating in the consumer products retail sector.
  • From 2002G to 2007G, General Manager of Marketing for Hair and Dental Care Products at Unilever Arabia.
  • From 1998G to 2002G, Brand Manager at Unilever Arabia.
  • From 1993G to 1998G, Brand Manager at Savola Group, a closed joint stock company operating in the food industry.
Yasser Joharji

Abdulatif Bin Ali Al-Seif

Age: 43 years

Nationality: Saudi

Current position: Member of the Board of Directors

Academic qualifications: • Bachelor of Business Administration from Boston University, USA, 2001G. • Master’s Degree in Economics from Boston University, USA, 2006G. • MBA from Boston University, USA, 2006G.

Executive Positions

Current Executive Positions

  • Since 2021G, Managing Director and Executive Member at Seventeen Investments Limited, a closed joint stock company managing investments in the securities business.

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2018G to 2021G, CEO of Raidah Investment Company (RIC), a limited liability company operating in the investment management sector.
  • From 2017G to 2018G, Investment Consultant at Public Pension Agency (PPA), a Saudi public agency.
  • From 2014G to 2017G, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at King Abdullah Humanitarian Foundation (KAHF), a charitable organization engaging in the field of humanitarian and in relief projects and initiatives.
  • From 2012G to 2014G, Director of Portfolio Department at Mohammed Ibrahim Alsubeaei & Sons Investment Company (MASIC), a closed joint-stock company, engaging in the investment sector.
  • From 2011G to 2012G, Investment Portfolio Manager at Saudi Arabian Oil Company (ARAMCO), a Saudi joint stock company engaging in oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, and related businesses.
  • From 2009G to 2011G, Investment Portfolio Manager at KAUST Investment Management Company (KAUST IMC), a US company, operating in the investment sector.
  • From 2006G to 2009G, Financial Analyst – Investment Management Department at Saudi Arabian Oil Company (ARAMCO), a Saudi joint stock company engaging in oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, and related businesses.
  • From 2001G to 2004G, Financial Analyst – Credit and Collection Department at Saudi Arabian Oil Company (ARAMCO), a Saudi joint stock company engaging in oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, and related businesses

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Abdullah Al Othaim Investment Company, a closed joint stock company operating in managing investments.
  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Nahdi Medical Co.
  • Since 2017G, Board Member at Al Rajhi Bank, a public joint stock company operating in the banking sector.
  • Since 2019G, Board Member at Wisayah Investment Company, a Saudi limited liability company operating in the investment management sector.
  • Since 2019G, Board Member at the National Petrochemical Company, a Saudi public joint stock company engaging in investment activities in the petrochemical industry.
  • Since 2018G, Board Member at Arabian Cement Company (ACC), a Saudi public joint stock company operating in the cement production sector.
  • Since 2020G, Board Member at Arabian Internet and Communications Services Company, a Saudi public joint stock company, operating in the information and communications sector.
  • Since 2021G, Chairman of the Audit Committee at Arabian Internet and Communications Services Company, a Saudi public joint stock company, operating in the information and communications sector.
  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Riva Investment, a limited liability company operating in the real estate management sector.

Previous Board Memberships

  • From 2016G to 2018G, Board Member at HSBC Saudi Arabia, a limited liability company, operating in the banking sector.
  • From 2018G to 2021G, Board Member at Raidah Investment Company (RIC), a limited liability company operating in the investment management sector.
  • From 2009G to 2011G, Portfolio Manager at KAUST Investment Management Company (KAUST IMC), an American company engaging in the investment sector.
Abdultaif-Bin-Ali-Al-Serif

Romain Voog

Age: 50 years

Nationality: French

Current position: Member of the Board of Directors

Academic qualifications: •Diploma in Mathematics and Physics from Chapelle School in Paris, 1993G. •Master’s Degree in Economics and Business from École Centrale Paris, 1996G.

Executive Positions

Current Executive Positions

  • Since 2021G, CEO of OLX Group, a limited liability company established in Netherlands and engaging in the e-commerce sector

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2018G to 2020G, Vice President of Operations, Sales and International Geography at Airbnb Inc., a public joint-stock company (ABNB, Nasdaq) established in USA and engaging in the travel and short-term rental industry.
  • From 2015G to 2018G, CEO of Global Fashion Group, (GFG.DE, Xetra), an e-commerce company operating in 24 countries across 5 continents.
  • From 2012G to 2015G, President and General Manager at Amazon France, a public joint-stock company established in the USA and engaging in the retail and e-commerce sector.
  • From 2008G to 2012G, Member in the Executive Committee and Director of Books, Electronics and Hard-line Categories at Amazon France.
  • From 2003G to 2008G, General Manager at Carrefour, a public joint-stock company established in France and engaging in the retail sector

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2021G, Member of the Board of Directors of OLX B.V., a limited liability company established in Netherlands and engaging in the financial sector.
  • Since 2021G, Member of the Board of Directors of OLX Global B.V., a limited liability company established in Netherlands and engaging in the financial sector.
  • Since 2021G, Member of the Board of Directors of OLX India B.V., a limited liability company established in Netherlands and engaging in the financial sector.
Voog Romain

Dr. Junaid Sam Bajwa

Age: 43 years

Nationality: British

Current position: Member of the Board of Directors

Academic qualifications: • Medical Degree from King’s College London, 2004G. • Master’s Degree in Medical Administration from the University of Birmingham, UK, 2013G. • Certificate in Executive Medical Management Program from the National Health Service (NHS), Britain, 2015G. • Certificate in Executive Leadership Program from Harvard University, USA, 2016G. • MBA from Imperial College Business School, 2019G

Executive Positions

Current Executive Positions

  • Since 2020G, Chief Medical Scientist at Microsoft, a public joint-stock company established in USA and engaging in the technology sector.

Previous Executive Positions

  • From 2015G to 2018G, Executive Director of Healthcare Services at MSD Health Services, a public joint-stock company established in USA and engaging in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector.

Board Memberships

Current Board Memberships

  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, a regulatory government entity.
  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Nuffield Health, a charitable organization engaging in the health and wellness sector.
  • Since 2021G, Board Member at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a hospital engaging in the health sector.
  • Since 2021G, Board Member at Medica Group, a public limited liability company engaging in the medical sector.
  • Since 2020G, Board Member at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust, a charitable organization engaging in the health sector.
Dr. Junaid Bajwa