Bassam Kanaan

EVP, Corporate Development and M&A

  • Appointed: 2014
  • Joined Hikma: 2001
  • Nationality: Jordanian

Role: Bassam was appointed EVP, Corporate Development and M&A in 2014 and has Group level responsibility for strategic development, acquisitions and alliances. He also has oversight of the IT function and Hikma Ventures. Bassam has held several executive positions during 21 years with Hikma, including Chief Financial Officer in the period from 2001 to 2012. Bassam played a leading role in preparing for Hikma’s IPO in 2005 and in its subsequent M&A activity.

Qualifications: US Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. BA from Claremont McKenna. International Executive MBA from Kellogg/Recanati Schools of Management.