The 2017 Forbes list of the 100 most powerful Arab Businesswomen is out and 12 Lebanese women made the list. Forbes collects information from annual reports and company websites and look at criteria such as company revenues or GDP, years of experience and scope of the role or ministry. The UAE had the highest number of women on the 2017 list with 18, followed by Egypt with 16 and Lebanon with 12. Lubna S. Olayan, CEO of Olayan Financing Company in Saudi Arabia ranked first.
Here’s the list of Lebanese businesswomen on the list in their respective order:
#31 Elissar Farah Antonios CEO Citibank U.A.E. Banking and Financial Services
#58 Randa El Assaad CEO Arif & Bintoak Consulting Architects and Engineers
#61 Mona Bawarshi CEO Gezairi Transport
#66 Hala Fadel Partner Leap Ventures
#67 Ingie Chalhoub President and Managing Director Etoile Group
#79 Joumana Chelala Deputy General Manager, Head of Consumer Banking Byblos Bank
#81 Christine Sfeir CEO Treats Holding
#85 Caroline Fattal Fakhoury Senior VP; Board Member Fattal Group
#90 Nadia Cheaib Founder, CEO Clingroup Holding
#94 Myrna Soufan COO Banque Bemo
#97 Sana Khater CFO Waha Capital
#99 Jinan Zoya General Manager Family Business Council, Gulf Services
You can check out the full list [here].