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SAMIR BRIKHO - LEBANON

Samir Brikho, a Lebanese/Swedish independent non-executive director of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB. He is Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Disaster Resource Partnership and chaired Offshore Europe in 2011. He also serves as the executive chairman at the global fertilizer producer EuroChem Group AG and former chairman of the coal energy company SUEK JSC. Brikho has previously held senior positions in leading companies such as Asea, ABB Group, Alstom, and Amec Foster Wheeler. Since his appointment as chief executive of Amec Foster Wheeler (formerly Amec) in October 2006, Samir has led the transformation of the business into a leading supplier of consultancy, engineering, and project management services to worldwide markets including oil and gas, mining, clean energy, and environment and infrastructure. Before becoming Chief Executive, he was a member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB LTD., Switzerland, Head of the Power Systems Division, and Chairman of ABB Lummus Global. Samir is a United Kingdom Business Ambassador, supporting the government in promoting the UK’s excellence internationally. He holds an MS in Thermal Technology and a BS in Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.