Dr. Fadi Al-Atrash, Ph.D.
Dr. Fadi started his career in sales & marketing at a global pharmaceutical French company, Les Laboratoires SERVIER. He then moved to Saudi Arabia to work as a product manager for Novartis, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Afterwards, he returned to Amman to head SERVIER’s Regional sales unit for the Levant area. He has a Bachelors degree in pharmacy from Amman Ahliyah University and an MBA from Durham University in London.
Dr. Bassam Damaj, Ph.D.,
Aytu BioPharma Board Representative and US Representative
Dr. Damaj is the President of Consumer Health and US Business Development at Aytu BioPharma (NASDAQ: AYTU) and the US representative of the exclusive distribution and representation agreement with Amman Pharmaceutical Industries. Before joining Aytu BioPharma he served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: INNV), from 2013 until 2019 until its acquisition by Aytu Biopharma, Inc. Before Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Damaj served as the President & Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Apricus Biosciences, Inc., (Nasdaq: APRI) from December 2009 until November 2012. Before Apricus Bio, Dr. Damaj was a co-founder of Bio-Quant, Inc. and served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer and a Director of Bio-Quant’s board of directors from its inception in June 2000 until its acquisition by Apricus Biosciences in June 2011. In addition, Dr. Damaj held scientific and management positions in Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma (TYO: Mitsubishi) and Ligand (NASDAQ: LGND) from 1997-2000.
Deputy General Manager
Ismail started his career as a consultant for E&Y in Saudi Arabia where he advised leading Saudi corporations with revenues ranging from $500mn to $5bn from various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, and others. Afterwards, Ismail worked in the Venture Capital industry and then joined Amman Pharma as a Business Development Manager. Ismail has a Bachelors from McGill University and an EMBA from CASS Business School, City University London
Hanan Kakish, Pharm.D., M.Sc.
QA & Regulatory Head
Dr. Hanan has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She held technical positions in top pharma companies such as APM, Apex, USFDA, and Jo River. She is directly responsible for the functions of R&D, QA, QC, and closely overseeing the operations of registration & regulatory affairs and maintenance. She has a Bachelors in pharmacy and a Masters with Honors in Pharmaceutical Technology. She is also a Certified Clinical Research Associate
Eng. Maher Hamami
Maher started his career as a Production operator with Amman Pharmaceutical Industries right after his graduation from university and grew in its ranks to become Production Manager. He’s an expert in both Sterile and Non-Sterile manufacturing and Aseptic filling techniques. Maher has a Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from JUST University.