H.E. Jamal Al-Sarayrah
Mr. Jamal Al Sarayrah has served as Chairman of the Arab Potash Company (APC) Board of Directors since June 2012, with a brief interruption from February to July 2018 when he was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Prime Ministerial Affairs.
Jamal Al Sarayrah is also Chairman of the Board of Jordan Bromine Company (an affiliate of APC) and Arab Fertilizers and Chemicals Industries Ltd – KEMAPCO (a subsidiary of APC). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and former Chairman of Arab Fertilizers Association (AFA) from 31/10/2013 – 31/12/2014.
During his 30 years of service in politics and business, he chaired a number of companies in the public and private sectors in post and communications, transportation, regulation, and oil and gas. His ministerial and parliamentary positions included Minister of Post and Communication and Minister of Transportation, First Deputy Speaker and member of the Chamber of Deputies of Jordan, member of the Royal Commission for the National Charter of Jordan. His private sector positions included Chairman of Jordan Telecom, Senior Advisor for business strategy development in telecommunication, oil, and gas (Reliance Globalcom, Dubai), and GM of ARAMCO office (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey).
Mr. Al Sarayrah holds a post-graduate diploma in international law and international relations from the Aberystwyth University in Wales and a BA in English Literature from the University of Kuwait.