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Corporate Governance

To safeguard the interests of its shareholders, Agility complies with all applicable securities laws and regulations.

As a publicly traded company listed on the Boursa Kuwait and Dubai Financial Market, Agility is subject to securities laws and regulations of Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority and Dubai’s Securities & Commodities Authority. Agility’s seven-member Board of Directors consists of five non-executive directors and two executive directors.

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Board of Directors

Henadi Al Saleh

Henadi Al-Saleh

Chair of the Board

Henadi Al-Saleh is the Chairperson of Agility’s Board of Directors, and has been designated one the most powerful businesswomen in the Middle East by Forbes Magazine. Al-Saleh oversees the company’s corporate governance program while safeguarding the interests of investors and stakeholders. She also leads the company’s technology ventures team, which partners with start-ups and entrepreneurs that are reshaping the supply chain. Before joining Agility, Al-Saleh was the head of debt/equity capital markets at NBK Capital in Kuwait. Al-Saleh earned a Bachelor of Economics from Tufts University. She sits on the board of the Gulf Warehousing Company in Qatar.

Tarek Sultan

Tarek Sultan


Tarek Sultan is the Vice Chairman of Agility. Sultan assumed leadership of Agility in 1997, spearheading the company’s expansion from a regional logistics company into a $4+ billion global business that has been designated a 3PL industry leader by Gartner. Sultan holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Economics from Williams College. Sultan sits on the Board of Trustees for Kuwait’s Silk City and Boubyan Island Development Project. Sultan is an active supporter of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is a member of the WEF’s Global Future Council on Humanitarian Systems, sits on the Boards of the WEF’s Supply Chain & Transport Industry Governors and Future of Production initiative, as well as serving as a trustee for the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation.

Sultan Anwar Sultan Al-Essa

Sultan Anwar Al-Essa is the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Union Real Estate Co. (UREC), a leader in developing, leasing and managing luxury apartments within Kuwait. Founded in 1975, UREC remains focused on providing the best service for its loyal customers.

Mr. Sultan has been with UREC since 2008. Prior to that, he worked at Petroleum Services Co., a privately owned company focused on supplying and servicing the oil & gas sector.

Mr. Sultan graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a degree in management.

Faisal Jamil Sultan Al-Essa

Faisal Jamil Al-Essa is the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait based National Real Estate Company K.P.S.C., one of the leading publicly traded real estate companies in the Middle East with more than $US 2 billion in assets under management and projects and offices in more than ten countries. Before becoming Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Al-Essa served NREC by leading its business development function and as a board member, chairman and MD of various subsidiary organizations.

He is also Chairman of Kuwait Agro Holding one of the leading fruits and vegetable, poultry and dairy companies in the Middle East.

Al-Essa is a graduate of US based Barry University with a degree in Management.

Naser Mohammad Fahad Al-Rashed

Nasser Mohammed Al-Rashed is Chairman of Aswaq Trading Company, a leading privately held retailer in Kuwait that carries successful in-house brands. Under his leadership, Al-Rashed established the company as a reputable retailer that offers high quality fashion brands to the Kuwait and Middle East markets.

Al-Rashed has strong management experience in both public and private sectors, with previous senior roles in the Civil Aviation Authority and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development. He also served as a director in several boards of publicly listed companies in Kuwait.

Ahmad Hamad Al-Thunayan

Ahmad H. Al Thunayan, is currently the Chief Operations Officer at the Public Institution for Social Security in Kuwait. As COO, his current responsibilities include the design and implementation of business strategies, policies and procedures in addition to the overall management of the operations division. He evaluates Investment performances by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics. His experience exceeds 29 years in operations, finance and accounting.

Mr. Al Thunayan has held several managerial positions in Zain Group (2000-2010) and served as the Assistant Deputy Director in Investment Accounting at the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (2010-2017).

Mr. Al Thunayan holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Kuwait University (1991).

He is currently a Member of the Board of Directors in both Agility (Kuwait) and Iskan International for Real Estate Development (Kuwait).

Issam Musaed Mohammad Al-Mailam

Issam Musaed Al Mailam is a board member of Agility, one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Mr. Al Mailam has more than 20 years of experience in real estate development in Kuwait and abroad and has held several positions in a number of shareholding companies as well as governmental institutions. He has also served as Chairman and Managing Director of Nakheel United Real Estate Company, and Chief Executive Officer of the Public Utilities Management Company, among other executive positions.

Mr. Al Mailam is also the Chairman of Ahjar Holding Company, a Board member of Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8), and a member of the Committee for General Projects and Housing at the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Mr. Al Mailam holds a Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami, USA.

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