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Eagle Hills announces Alaa Batayneh CEO of Jordan operations

Amman, May 25, 2015: Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based private real estate investment and development company, announced the official appointment of H.E. Alaa Arif Batayneh as the Chief Executive Officer for its Jordan operations, covering all development, projects and investments for Saraya in Aqaba and Amman, and Al Maabar, a subsidiary of Eagle Hills and the developer of Marsa Zayed in Aqaba and The St. Regis Amman and The Residences at The St. Regis Amman.

Throughout his career, Batayneh held a number of senior positions within the government of Jordan, including Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport, Director General of Jordan Customs, and Minister of Energy, Transport, and Public Works. He is currently a Senator in the Upper House of Parliament.

Batayneh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from the George Washington University in Washington D.C., USA.