Mr. Samir Hulileh


Chief Executive Officer

  • Hulileh has held various management positions in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining PADICO HOLDING in 2008 as CEO, he was the Managing Director of The Portland Trust in Palestine. He also served as the Cabinet Secretary General of the Palestinian government during 2005-2006 and the Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry of Economy and Trade in 1994-1997. He also worked as a lecturer and as the dean of students affairs at Birzeit University in the 1980.

  • Hulileh is an active member in many economic and academic establishments. He was the Chairman of the Palestine Trade Centre (PALTRADE) in 2004-2005 and a board member since 2002. Hulileh is also the Chairman of Palestine International Business Forum as well as a board member of the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS), Palestinian Banking Corporation, Palestinian-British Business Council, Palestinian-Russian Business Council, and the International Chamber of Commerce ICC/Palestine. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Friends Schools, Ramallah.

  • Currently, Hulileh represents PADICO HOLDING on the boards of various subsidiary and affiliate companies; he is the Chairman of the Jericho Gate Real Estate Company, the Arab Hotels Company, Nakheel Palestine for Agricultural Investment, and the Palestinian Recycling Company (TADWEER) and a board member of PALTEL Group, Palestine Exchange (PEX), Palestine Real Estate Investment Company (PRICO).


  • Hulileh graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1983 with a Masters degree in Economics.