Great people make great things that change the world.
Rooted in integrity, leading with purpose, caring for all, excellent and recognizing the strength of collaboration, our leadership team directly reflects our values. We’re proud to introduce our Board of Directors and Executive Team.
DRIVING EVERY BEAT WITH INTEGRITY
Supported by robust, world-class corporate governance standards and procedures, the Nahdi Board of Directors brings a wealth of expertise earned from decades of experience in key positions across a diverse range of multinational corporations.
Saleh Salem Bin Mahfouz
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
An accomplished business leader, Mr. Bin Mahfouz was appointed Chairmain of Nahdi’s Board of Directors in 2021. He currently also sits on the Boards of Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO), Red Sea Markets, Al Mahmal Development and Al Khomasia International.
He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Amer Al Nahdi
Mr. Al Nahdi was appointed to the position of Vice Chairman in 2021.
He currently holds a number of business leadership positions, including Chairman of Al-Nahdi Transport Company, Board Member at King Salman Center for Disability Research, a non-profit organization established in Riyadh.
He holds Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from King Abdulaziz University, 1985.
Abdelelah Salem Bin Mahfouz
Abdelelah Bin Mahfouz joined the Nahdi board in 2021. An accomplished business leader, Mr. Bin Mahfouz is also Vice Chairman of the Saudi Economic and Development Holding Company (SEDCO), a position he has held since 2017.
In addition, Bin Mahfouz is Chairman at Methak Holding Company, 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 and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Al Mehwar Investment Holding Company.
He graduated from Ohio State University in 1975 with a BA in Business Administration.
Board Member & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Joharji was appointed Nahdi’s CEO and board member in 2014 and 2021 respectively. With over 28 years of sectorial experience, Mr. Joharji has held a number of leadership positions at Unilever Saudi Arabia and the Savola Group.
He holds a BA in Industrial Engineering from King Saud University in Riyadh.
Abdulatif Bin Ali Al-Seif
Joining the Nahdi board in 2021, Al Seif is a non-Executive member of the board. He also sits on the boards of Al Rajhi Bank and the National Petrochemical Company, amongst others. Al Seif holds a master’s degree in Economics and an MBA from Boston University, USA.
Mr. Voog was appointed to the Nahdi board in 2021. A seasoned digital and retail senior executive, Mr. Voog is also the CEO of OLX Group, a Netherlands-based company engaged in the e-commerce sector.
Dr. Junaid Bajwa
Appointed to the Nahdi board in 2021, Dr Bajwa is the Chief Medical Scientist at Microsoft.
In addition, Dr Bajwa holds a number of board positions at:
- Nuffield Health, a charitable organization engaging in the health and wellness sector
- University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a hospital engaging in the health sector
He completed his MBA at Imperial College London in 2019 and holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Administration from the University of Birmingham, UK.