Joud Abdel Majeid, Vice-Chair

Senior Managing Director

Joud Abdel Majeid, Senior Managing Director, is the Global Head of Investment Stewardship for BlackRock and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. She is responsible for leading the stewardship team and all its activities as it engages with companies to promote effective governance and create long-term value for clients.

Prior to stewardship, Ms. Abdel Majeid was Deputy Chief Financial Officer for BlackRock where she led the Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Management Information Initiatives functions within BlackRock’s Finance Department.

She previously served as Chief of Staff to the CEO and was responsible for oversight of the Executive Office of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and oversaw engagements with clients, policymakers, public officials, and BlackRock’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Abdel Majeid joined BlackRock in September 2017 as Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock Solutions, which delivers the firm’s Aladdin technology. In this role, she was responsible for the commercial strategy and day-to-day operations of the business.

Prior to joining Blackrock, Ms. Abdel Majeid was Head of Strategy and Corporate Development at E*TRADE Financial. In this role, she was responsible for corporate strategy, performance management, M&A, and integration activities. Prior to E*TRADE, Ms. Abdel Majeid was a management consultant at Booz & Company where she advised financial institutions on strategic, operational, and organizational matters. Ms. Abdel Majeid started her career in real estate investment lending.

Ms. Abdel Majeid holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in finance and economics from Elmhurst College.

Profile as of 1/10/2024