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Maryann Bove-Kaplan
Receptionist West-ward Eatontown, NJ
I had the privledge of meeting Mr.Samih Darwazah when he visited the Eatontown office, through the 10 years that I am with West-Ward. He was a kind ...

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Joyce Dixon
Manager, Training Compliance West-Ward Pharmaceuticals
I recently read Mr. Samih's book "Lessons to Grow a Billion-Dollar Company: Mixing Family and Business." It was a wonderful book that gave me insigh...

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Obaidah Mustafa Alises
Senior Validation Engineer Hikma Pharmaceuticals [Jordan]
We mourn the loss of a great man, warm-hearted human being and leader who has shown humility, generosity and liberality. Throughout his lifetime, D...

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Mohamed Yousry Husseiny
Purchasing Supervisor Hikma Badr
الله يرحمة ويحسن الية ويدخلة فسيح جناتة...

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khaled abd el mohsen
MR Hikma Egypt
ربنا يرحمو ويجعل مثواه الجنه...

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Akram Al-Masharfeh
Clearance Department Manager Hikma -Jordan
في بداية التعبير والرثاء اخشى القصير في العطاء عن ابو السعيد ابو الصدق والوفاء ...... لرؤية الواسعة لابي السعيد ساهمت في ابقاء قلعة الحكمة شامخة و...

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Mohammad
Quality Assurance Manager Hikma Pharmaceutical
It is my pleasure to write a letter of appreciation and admiration for Mr. Abu Saeed. Abu Saeed’s critical thinking, wisdom and example have been a g...

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Mohammad A.Salman
Quality Assurance Manager Hikma Pharmaceutical
انه لم دواعي سروري ان اكتب عن الدكتور السيد سميح دروزة ان من اعظم ما قدمه العم ابو السعيد هو ذلك الفكر النير الذي انار للحكمة وللعاملين فيها طريقه...

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Peter Speirs
Company Secretary Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
For me Samih is a father figure. I was so blessed with the opportunities that he gave me. He trusted me and empowered me. He opened my eyes to the wo...

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Jean Byrne
Samih made a lasting impression on both myself and my husband Breffni, who is a non-executive director of Hikma. Samih's remarkable business achievem...

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Abdullatif Omar
كان رحمه الله، لا يترك أي فرصة دون أن يتعلم منها وينقل ما تعلمه الى زملائه. تميز أبو السعيد بقدرته على فصل عاطفته الشخصية عن مصلحة العمل. أود أن أق...

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Faisal Abed-Aldayem
كان، رحمه الله، رجلًا حالماً بطريقة عقلانية جداً، ينظر إلى الأمام ومن هنا جاءت الحكمة. وانسان عروبي كانت لديه ثقة في الانسان العربي، ويرى أنه قادراً...

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Penelope Shihab
CEO and Founder Monojo
Dr. Samih gave me the strength and always made me feel that he was the support I could always count on. Whenever I faced any issues, whether personal...

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Daniel Cheng
Research Analyst Sands Capital Management
On behalf of Sands Capital Management, I would like to express my deepest condolences on the passing of Samih Darwazah. As long-term investors and s...

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Mais Dabain
“Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger Generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree...

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Mustapha AlJemzawy
Personal chauffeur of Samih Darwazah Hikma Pharmaceuticals
كان رجلاً بسيطاً جداً، نستمد منه الأخلاق والقيم والمبادىء من خلال تعامله مع الناس مهما كانت ظروفهم ومستوياتهم. كنا نتعلم منه درساً جديداً كل يوم في ك...

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Iman Mihiar
أحببت أن أكتب بضع كلمات متواضعة عن السيد سميح دروزة رحمه الله، فهذه الشخصية الرائعة تستحق منا ذلك ولو بجزء بسيط. لقد بهرنا بشخصيته المتواضعة، قوله ك...

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Marwan Omar AlKhalid
General Manager CIS & Eastern Europe Hikma Pharmaceuticals
كان رحمه الله، إنسان عملي أكثر من الكثيرين، لم يعمل لحياته قيمة عالية فقط، ولكن عمل للآخرين قيمة عالية في الحياة العملية والمادية، وغير حياة الموظف...

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Prof. Tamer Essawi
Birzeit University
هناك أناس نذروا أنفسهم لخدمة الإنسانية ولخدمة شعوبهم، ولأن رحلوا أجساداً فإن ذكراهم تظل ساكنة في نفوس كل من يعرفونهم ويقدرونهم حق قدرهم. ولعل معالي ا...

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Prof. Colin Green
Treasurer IMET 2000
It came as a big shock to hear that our great friend Mr. Samih Darwazah, had passed away. Whenever I met him, he was always so supportive of what we...

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Chirag Talati
Institutional Equities Kotak Securities Limited
Mr. Samih Darwazah was a visionary man and though I have had only a few opportunities to meet him in person, even those few meetings have been a grea...

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Rasha Laswi
Partner Zalloum & Laswi Law Firm
There are no words adequate enough, to describe this monumental loss. Mr. Samih was the embodiment of strength and I naively thought that no disease ...

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Sten Stovall
European Bureau Chief The Pink Sheet, Informa Business Intelligence
I do recall a happy memory, when I had the pleasure of presenting Mr. Darwazah with the Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award at the INSEAD Healthcar...

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Dr. Thomas Patton
President Emeritus St. Louis College of Pharmacy
I will never forget my associations with Samih. He was much more than a world class businessman. He was a thoughtful, intelligent, caring, ethical in...

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Johnny ZAHRA
Chairman & CEO United Company for touristic establishments
Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of a great man, Samih was my eldest brother, my teacher, and a symbol in life. We first met in Trip...

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Riad Michlaoui
VP, EU and Global Head of Injectables Hikma Farmaceutica
Mr. Samih’s way of reflecting wisdom came by how he acted, and not necessarily by grand wise words. One of Mr. Samih’s amazing powers was his abili...

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Shuji Asaoka
Vice President Beijing Shionogi Pharmaceutical Technology
It is really very much regretful to learn of sudden passing away of your beloved great farther, Mr. Samih Darwazah, since I clearly remember him bein...

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Richard Girling
Partner Centerview Partners
We are so sorry for this great loss to Hikma and the Darwazah family. Samih was a truly inspirational man who gave so much to so many. Samih touched ...

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Patsy Carney
CEO EirGen Pharma
On behalf of all here at EirGen Pharma, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Darwazeh family and all at Hikma on the occasion of the ...

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His Excellency Anil Trigunayat
Ambassador of India Embassy of India to Jordan
It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we have learnt of the demise of H.E. Mr. Samih Darwazah on Friday, 15th May, 2015 in London. I have personall...

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Jean-Michel Cayrol
Head - QA Operations EU / India & South East Asia Novartis Consumer Health
It has been a great honor to work with Mr. Samih Darwazah in Switzerland when he decided to acquire Labatec Pharma in 2008, a small local pharmaceu...

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Fernanda Aleixo
Technical and Regulatory Affairs Director Hospira Portugal
My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Darwazah. My prayers are with you. Mr. Darwazah was a reference in my career and as person – I still reme...

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Jon Coles
Partner Brunswick Group
I was very sad to read that Samih had passed away. What a good, kind and generous man. What a visionary and what a great leader. A very, very special...

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Andrew Chapman
Head of Corporate & ECM Peel Hunt
One of the most charming and gracious men I have had the pleasure to meet on over 35 years in the City, always open and kind, tremendous vision and w...

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Dr. Huda Abu-Saad Huijer
Professor of Nursing Science AUB
Today, we mourn the loss of a remarkable human being and a great friend of AUB and the Hariri School of Nursing. The School of Nursing at AUB is inde...

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Dr. Philip Khoury
Chairman of the Board of Trustees AUB
We were greatly saddened to learn of the passing of your father, Samih. On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut, we ...

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Masafumi Nogimori
Representative Director and Chairman Astellas Pharma
It was with great regret and sadness that I learned of the passing of Mr. Samih Darwazah. On behalf of all Astellas friends and staff, please accept ...

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Jihan Hakooz
Chairman’s Office Manager Hikma Pharmaceuticals
تعلمت من أبو السعيد أن أعطي فرصة ثانية للجميع، فكثير من المواقف حصلت معه وكان يعطي الآخرين فرصة ثانية لإيمانه بأن الناس فيها خير، ودائما يعطي الفرص. ...

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Majda Labadi
VP of HR and Head of MENA Operations Hikma Pharmaceuticals
تميز ابو السعيد بقربه من موظفيه فقد كان يعاملهم كبعض اهله فكان يهتم بحياة الموظف من كل النواحي ليس بصفته مدير بل كصديق وأب ومعلم. كان حريصاً جداً أن ...

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Ibrahim Shaltaf
Team Leader Hikma Pharmaceuticals
الله يرحمــه ويجعــل مثــواه الجنــة، كان يعزنــا ويحترمنــا جميعــًا وكانــت روحــه مرحــة ومتواضــع وأهم شــيء عنــده الموظــف قبــل المديــر. كان ...

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Mohammad Saffouri
Director Darhold
Frankly we cannot sum up the many lessons learnt from Mr. Samih. He was a forward-looking visionary, and had great ambition and long-term thinking. H...

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Hana Amad
CEO Office Manager Hikma Pharmaceuticals
كان رحمه الله عندما نعمل معه يشعرنا بأهميتنا ويعطينا الثقة بأنفسنا ويعطينا الفرصة لبناء أنفسنا بالرغم من أنه كان حازماً في بعض المواقف إلا أننا تعلمن...

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Dr. Ibrahim Jalal
Corporate VP of Technical Affairs HIP
في البداية أود أن أنوه بأن الأخ أبو السعيد رحمه الله وغفر له هو أحد رواد ورموز الصناعة الدوائية. إن أحد الأمور التي اهتم بها أبو السعيد كثيرا ولم أ...

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Susan Ringdal
VP of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations Hikma Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Samih created a collaborative and supportive culture that is unlike anywhere else I have worked. This culture has remained very firmly intact, de...

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Paula Simao
Treasurer Hikma Farmaceutica
What I admire so much about Mr. Darwazah is that even in the tough times, and in the first years of Hikma Portugal there were many, he never lost his...

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Stefano Sbragia
CEO Medilife Srl
Dr. Samih was a true gentleman in every definition of the word, and the feelings we have for him cannot be expressed in words. He marked our lives in...

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George Dabit
Tenders Director MENA Hikma Pharmaceuticals
لقد عرفت د. سميح وعملت معه لعدة سنين، ولكن الفترة الأهم كانث الثلاث سنوات والنصف التي عملت معه فيها مباشرة وعن قرب. كان د. سميح لبقاً، اجتماعياً وم...

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