Company: Hikma Pharmaceuticals
Samih Darwazah is the founder of Hikma Pharmaceuticals, one of the UK’s leading drugmakers. Hikma became the first Arab company to export pharmaceutical products into the US in 1996 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2005. It has production facilities in Jordan, Algeria and Egypt, as well as the US. T
he American University of Beirut opened a centre for entrepreneurship named after Darwazah in January this year.