The new board of directors of Royal Jordanian Airlines elected Suleiman Hafez as its chairman during the first meeting it held, on April 20, at the RJ head office.
The general assembly elected the new board during its annual meeting convened on April 14. It includes Suleiman Hafez, Basem Al Salem, Nofan Ajarmeh and Izzideen Kanakrieh; one other member will be named later. They all represent the Government Contributions Managing Company.
The board also includes Imad Qudah, representing the Social Security Corporation, Michael Nazzal and Mohammad Ali Bdeir, as well as a representative of Mint Trading Middle East Limited.
During the meeting, which was attended by RJ President/CEO Captain Suleiman Obeidat, Hafez underlined the board’s keenness to work as a team in coordination with the management and the staff in order to build on the company’s last year achievements and help the airline grow further.
He also said that the new board is expected to contribute all the factors of success and progress, and this will keep RJ in its outstanding position, as befits the national carrier of Jordan.
Hafez praised the former board’s performance and thanked its members for their effort and service to Royal Jordanian in the past years.
He said that RJ is on the right track and will continue working with the highest efficiency through the efforts of its qualified and experienced staff. RJ is a distinguished airline in the Middle East capable to compete in the field regionally and internationally. Last year, the company posted a JD21 million net profit.