Vice Chairman, Agility
Tarek Sultan is the Vice Chairman of Agility. Sultan assumed leadership of the company in 1997, and spearheaded Agility’s growth into a $5.3 billion company, pioneer in emerging markets, and champion of sustainable business.
Agility’s businesses span freight forwarding and contract logistics across 100+ markets, developing and operating logistics parks across the Middle, Africa and Asia, and a portfolio of subsidiary business offering fuel logistics, airport services, commercial real estate and facilities management, customer digitization, and remote infrastructure services. Agility is also an investor in emerging technologies and companies.
Sultan is an active supporter of the World Economic Forum (WEF), and is a Steward of the WEF’s Stewardship Board of the Platform on Shaping the Future of Mobility and a Governor of the World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain & Transport Industry Community.
Sultan has previously served as advisor to the Singapore Economic Development Board, sat on Wharton’s International Advisory Council, and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Gulf Bank and Burgan Bank.
Before taking on his leadership role at Agility, Mr. Sultan was the managing director of New York Associates, a regional investment banking services provider and an associate with Southport Partners, a U.S.-based corporate finance advisory firm specializing in the technology sector. Sultan holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Economics from Williams College.
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