Middle Eastern carrier Royal Jordanian has named Saeed Samih Darwazeh as chairman, succeeding Suleiman Hafez who has held the role since 2014. Darwazeh, a former Jordanian health minister, was appointed during a board meeting on June 21. In his new role, he will head up the nine-person Royal Jordanian board, which includes five representatives from 60.2% shareholder the Government Shareholdings’ Management Co. Darwazeh is currently the CEO and chairman of Hikma Pharmaceuticals.

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