Wednesday, 19 July 2017
OMAN: Omani Women Listed On Forbes Most Powerful
Seven high achieving Omani women have been ranked in the influential Forbes list of most powerful businesswomen in the Arab world 2017.
Amal Bahwan, Vice Chair of Suhail Bahwan group, was ranked 12th in the list, followed by Haifa Al Khaifi, CFO at PDO, ranked 26th and Rawan Al Said, Chairperson and MD at National Bank of Oman and Takaful Oman, ranked 28th.
Hind Bahwan, founder and chair at Bahwan Cybertek, has been ranked 33 in the list and Huda Al Lawati, Chief Investment Officer at Savola group, ranked 63.
Sharifa Al Harthy, Vice Chair at MB Holding, ranked 69.
Lujaina Darwish, Chair at Mohsin Haider Darwish was ranked 72.
To compile the rankings, Forbes collected information from annual reports and company websites. It also took into account company revenues or GDP in the case of government departments and ministries, years of experience and scope of the role of the ministry.
The women featured all represent some of the best known organisations in Oman that include operations in oil and gas, IT, automotive, banking, food and retail and other sectors.