Tarek Sultan Al Essa

Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Agility

Tarek Sultan is the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Agility, a global logistics company. Sultan spearheaded the growth of Agility to a $5.1 billion company, with 26,000+employees in more than 100 countries.

Agility is one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers, and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is also a pioneer in emerging markets, and is one of the largest private owners of logistics parks across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Sultan holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Economics from Williams College. Sultan sits on the Board of Trustees for Kuwait’s Silk City and Boubyan Island Development Project. He is an active supporter of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is a Governor of the World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain & Transport Industry Community and sits on the Board of Stewards of the WEF’s Platform “Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production” as well as serving as a trustee for the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation