Saleh Salem Bin Mahfouz is Chairman of the Board of Directors and also serves on the boards of SEDCO Holding, Eimar Arabia, ELAF Hotels, Alnumu Real Estate, Yanbu Cement, and Aljazira Equipment. Mr. Bin Mahfouz graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Abdullah Amer Al Nahdi is the founder and managing director. He studied at King Abdulaziz University, graduating from the Faculty of Economics and Administration in 1985 and majoring in Business Management. He also founded Al Nahdi Transport Company and is a board member of Prince Salman Center for Disability Research and the Endowments Board of King Abdulaziz University.
Abdelelah Salem Bin Mahfouz was Managing Director of SEDCO Financial Investments Group from 1997 to 2006 and is also Chairman of SEDCO Capital. His business career began in 1975 with the National Commercial Bank in Saudi Arabia, where he served as Deputy General Manager and Regional Manager in Riyadh from 1980 to 1990. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1975 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Mohammed Noor Jameel Joukhdar is also a member of the Audit Committee at Nahdi and is Group General Advisor for the Attieh Group. He previously spent eight years as Senior Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee of SEDCO, and before that was Group President of Saudi Cable Company for 13 years. Earlier appointments include General Manager of Saudi Mechanical and Electrical Contractors and various positions in Saudi Aramco where he began his business career. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Chemical Engineering, a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program at Stanford University, California, USA.
Nidal Jamjoom is also Chairman of the Al Nahdi Medical Company Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He is an Industrial Engineering graduate from King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, and has 21 years’ experience in general management, strategy development and deployment, brand development, and marketing in industry-leading FMCG businesses and the real estate sector. He played a leading role in the start up and IPO of Emaar, The Economic City, the developer of King Abdullah Economic City – the single largest private investment in the region. Mr. Jamjoom is CEO of Kinan, a leading real estate developer in Saudi Arabia, which he has transformed from being a mall developer and operator into a major residential developer as well. Today the company is developing three large scale-residential projects in Jeddah and Riyadh with investments exceeding $1.5 billion and a development area of 5,000,000 m². The malls operated attract 56 million shoppers a year. Previously, he was Country Manager-Saudi Arabia of Procter & Gamble and in his 14+ years there successfully led the launch and re-launch of many top-selling brands marketing initiatives, and strategies, delivering record top and bottom line growth.
Justin Ash became a non-executive Member in December 2011. He has extensive experience of multi-site and healthcare leadership, having been Managing Director of Lloyds Pharmacy in the UK during 2004-2008 where he grew the network from 1,250 to 1,750 outlets and led a refocus of the business towards health, especially health testing and value added services in a professional environment. Mr. Ash is currently Chief Executive of Oasis Dental Care in the UK and has built the first national consumer-driven dental brand. Under his leadership, Oasis has grown rapidly through new builds and acquisitions and offers a mix of NHS, private, and specialist dentistry, working in partnership with national and local health agencies. His previous management experience includes general manager of KFC in the UK and Ireland with more than 700 restaurants, and commercial director of Allied Domecq. He began his career as a senior consultant for the strategy firm Bain and Company in London and Paris. He has a first-class degree in Politics from Leeds University and has completed the IESE Advanced Management Program (Munich).