Top 10 Most Powerful Businesswomen In The MENA Region
There are many powerful businesswomen in the MENA region. Forbes Middle East has unveiled its annual list of the Most Powerful Businesswomen in the MENA region. Let’s have a look at the top 10 most powerful businesswomen in the MENA region.
Top 10 most powerful businesswomen in the MENA region
Raja Easa Al Gurg
Raja Easa Al Gurg is the most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She is the Vice Chairperson of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, a conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It consists of 27 companies.
She is also one of the world’s 100 most powerful women. She is also president of the Dubai Business Women Council.
Renuka Jagtiani is the second most powerful businesswoman in the MENA region. She is the chairwoman and CEO of Landmark Group, a multinational consumer conglomerate in Dubai. She was also featured on Forbes’ 2020 list of the world’s most powerful women.
Hana Al Rostamani
Hana Al Rostamani is the third most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East. She was named Group CEO of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) in January 2021. Earlier, she served as FAB’s deputy CEO and Group head of personal banking. She also served as an independent director at Emirates Integrated Telecommunication.
Sarah Al Suhaimi
Sarah Al Suhaimi is on the fourth position in the list of most powerful businesswomen in the MENA region. She is the first Saudi woman to chair the Saudi Arabian stock exchange, the largest stock market in the Middle East.
Maryam Al Suwaidi
Maryam Al Suwaidi is the fifth most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East. She is the CEO of The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). She is the first woman to hold this position.
Hutham Olayan is the chairperson of the Olayan Group, a multinational enterprise. She is a former director of IBM. She is also Trustee Emeritus of the American University of Beirut and a member of AUB’s International Advisory Council. She is the sixth most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East.
Randa Muhammad Sadik
Randa Muhammad Sadik is the seventh most powerful businesswoman in the MENA region. She is the CEO of the Arab Bank. She joined Arab Bank in July 2010 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. She has 36 years of experience in Banking.
Hanadi bint Nasser Al Thani
Hanadi bint Nasser Al Thani is the founder & chairperson of Amwal and AL Wa’ab City Real Estate development project. She is also the CEO of Nasser Bin Khaled AL Thani & Sons Group.
Nezha Hayat is the Chairperson & CEO of Morocco’s Capital Market Authority. She is a member of the Board of The Supervisory Authority of Insurance and Social Welfare (ACAPS) and a member of the Coordination and Systemic Risk Monitoring Committee (CCRS).
Shaikha Khaled Al Bahar
Shaikha Khaled Al Bahar is the tenth most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East. She is the Deputy Group CEO of the National Bank of Kuwait Group.
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These are the list of the top 10 most powerful businesswomen in the MENA region. Who is your favourite businesswoman?