Dr. Amjad Aryan founded Pharmacy1 in Miami, Florida in 1995 and served as its Chief Executive Officer, utilizing his extensive expertise emerging from a rich educational background and time spent working at CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in the USA.
In 2001 Dr. Aryan began expanding the Pharmacy1 brand out of the US to eventually set it as the premier retail pharmacy chain in Jordan and the first regional pharmacy chain to open a branch in Saudi Arabia. Today, Pharmacy1 boasts a network of 53 branches in Jordan, 4 in Saudi Arabia and 1 in Erbil .
Its unique set of adopted values have helped position it as one of the leading pharmacy chain across the MENA and GCC regions.
In recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial skills as Founder and CEO of the first pharmacy chain in Jordan , Dr. Amjad Aryan won the Ernst & Young Jordan Entrepreneur of the year award for 2010 and went on to represent Jordan in the Global EOY Award in 2011. This was preceded by another recognition when he was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur for the year 2009. Further recognition of those entrepreneurial skills is the Pharmacy 1’s being selected among the Jordan 30 which highlights Pharmacy 1 as one of the fastest growing company in Jordan.
In addition, Dr. Aryan serves as the Chairman of the Mazaya Investment Company, Chairman of Advanced Soft, Member of the Board of Trustees at Isra’a University, Chairman of Shabaket Alordoun, board member of the Environment investment board and member of the Young Presidents Organization.
Dr. Aryan obtained his degree in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston, USA. He continued his education through specializing in various subject areas, Retail Pharmacy Management being his area of specialization and gained the American Board of Pharmacy from both Massachusetts and Florida in the USA.