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Mr. Amer M. Hadidi


Nationality: Jordanian
Languages: Arabic, English

Date of Birth: June 5, 1968


  • 1990 B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.

Career Path

  • July 3, 2012-present Royal Jordanian President/Chief Executive Officer
  • March 2011-July 2012 Advisor at the Royal Hashemite Court Head of the Economic and Social Affairs at the office of His Majesty King Abdullah II
  • Nov. 2007-Feb. 2011 Minister of Industry and Trade, Member of the Cabinet in three successive governments
  • Sept. 2006-Nov. 2007 Board member of the RJ Board of Directors
  • June 2005-Nov. 2007  Secretary General, Ministry of Transport
  • Jan. 2005-May 2005 Executive Director, Public Sector Reform Administration (Secretary Level, appointed by the Cabinet of Ministers)  
  • Sept. 2001-Jan.2005 Director Industrial Development, Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • Aug. 2003-Jan. 2005 Senior Advisor to the Minister of Industry and Trade
  • Sept. 1999-Sept.2001 Co-Manager Firm Level Operations Jordan-United States Business Partnership (JUSBP) USAID, 16 million Dollar grant to enhance the productivity of Jordanian SMEs
  • Apr. 1999-Sept.1999 Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Jordan-United States Business Partnership
  • Dec. 1991-March 1999 Project Engineer,  Jordan Industrial Development Bank (IDB)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the oneworld alliance Governing Board
  • Chairman of the Management Board, Royal Wings
  • Board member of the Jordan Tourism Board
  • Member of Jordan Engineers Association

Courses and Conferences

  • Industrial Policy, the Japan Experience, Japan Agency for International Development, Tokyo-Japan, Jan. 1999
  • Financial Analysis, Japan Development Bank, Tokyo-Japan Feb. 1999
  • Industrial Pollution and Water Conservation, Chamber of Industry, Amman-Jordan Jan. 1996
  • Regional Workshop on Technology Transfer and Technology Contract Negotiations, UNIDO Amman-Jordan, Oct. 1995
  • Water Quality and Environmental Impact Assessment, Central State University-Dayton, Ohio, USA, July 1994
  • Financial Analysis for Credit Officers, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Group, Amman-Jordan, Jan. 1994
  • Environmental Evaluation of Industrial Projects, Environmental Resource Management (ERM), London, July 1994
  • Environmental Impact Assessment, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen-Scotland, July 1993
  • Implementing ISO-9000, Amman-Jordan, Dec.1993