Top 50 Healthcare
Leaders 2022

Said Darwazah

3. Said Darwazah

Company: Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Designation: Executive Chairman

Regional Headquarters : Jordan

Sector: Pharmaceuticals

Darwazah was appointed to his current position in 2014, before which he was the CEO of the company. Hikma has a global presence across the U.S., MENA, and Europe. It holds total assets of $4.4 billion and recorded total revenues of $2.6 billion in 2021. For MENA alone, the group closed 2021 with revenues of $847 million, more than 40 newly-launched products, and a branded pipeline of 131 products. Darwazah joined Hikma in 1981, which was first established by his late father. He was chairman and chief executive of Hikma’s group holding company for nine years and served as Minister of Health for Jordan from 2003 to 2006.