Tarek Sultan is the Vice Chairman of Agility. Sultan assumed leadership of the company in 1997 and spearheaded the company’s growth into a global leader in supply chain services, infrastructure and innovation, with 45,000+ employees and a footprint in six continents.
Sultan is a member of the Board of Directors of DSV A/S, a top three global freight forwarder, and sits on the World Trade Organization’s Business Advisory Group, created in 2023 to share the views of businesses on trade and regulation.
Sultan is an active supporter of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is a member of the WEF’s International Business Council, which brings together 120 business leaders to represent global business from all industries. He is also 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.
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 has also 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.
Sultan holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Economics from Williams College.