74. Abdel Wahab Alrowwad

Designation: CEO
Company: Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC)
Country: Jordan
Nationality: Jordanian
Sector: Mining and Phosphate Fertilizer Manufacturing

Alrowwad was appointed CEO of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company in 2019, having begun his career at JPMC’s al-Aqaba Fertilizer Complex in 1989. The company recorded profits of over $458 million in the first nine months of 2023. In October 2023, JPMC signed a $400 million agreement with the Turkish Transpet Petroleum and Energy Company to establish a joint phosphoric acid factory in Aqaba. Alrowwad is also the CEO of the Indo-Jordanian Chemicals Company, a subsidiary of JPMC.