Hussein Arkhagha

Chief Counsel and Company Secretary

  • Appointed: 2020
  • Joined Hikma: 2001
  • Nationality: Jordanian

Skills and experience: Hussein Arkhagha is Chief Counsel and Company Secretary of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC. Hussein joined Hikma in July 2001. Since then, he established and developed the global legal department, aligned its mission and strategy with those of Hikma. Hussein is a key member of the team that prepared for Hikma's IPO at the London Stock Exchange, in addition to Hikma's major acquisitions. Prior to his appointment as Chief Counsel, he held several positions at Hikma, including Head of Legal/MENA, Head of Shareholders' Department and Head of Tax. Hussein currently leads Legal and Intellectual Property Department, in addition to Compliance and Pharmacovigilance.

Hussein is a qualified lawyer in Jordan and holds a master's degree in International Business Law from the University of Manchester, under UK Chevening Scholarship Program.

Other appointments:  Hussein is an active member on the boards of charity associations, sports, cultural and development organizations.