Karim-Hajjar
Karim Hajjar

Karim Hajjar

British

Appointed in: 2013
Presence at meetings in 2018 (13/13)

Born in: 1963

Term of office ends: 2021

Diplomas and main Solvay activities: BSC (Hons) Economics (The City University, London). Chartered Accountancy (ICAEW) Qualification. Executive Committee member and CFO.

Who is Karim Hajjar?

Karim Hajjar began his career in 1984 at Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants, where after few years he became a partner. He moved on to Royal Dutch/Shell in 1995 and undertook a number of roles, the last of which was as Deputy Global CFO of Shell Chemicals. Karim Hajjar held the CFO position of Tarmac Group from 2005 to 2009 and its Group Managing Director until 2010.

Before joining Solvay as member of the Executive and CFO in September 2013, Karim Hajjar was Director Finance and Planning at Imperial Tobacco Group Plc.

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