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Saudi Arabia’s first woman CEO to be honored in Forbes

She is the first Saudi woman to become CEO of a company and Forbes magazine pays tribute to her by including her in its list of the 100 most powerful women in the world for the second time.

Rania Nashar, CEO of Samba Financial Group, is ranked 97th in the Forbes ranking of the world’s most powerful women. This is the second time that the Saudi Arabian woman – the first woman to hold such a position in her country – has been included in the list. This is real recognition for the woman who, after more than 20 years of experience in the sector, is at the head of the country’s third-largest bank in terms of assets.

Influential and committed

The list also includes the names of Raja Al Gurg, an Emirati businesswoman, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank. Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist, is also on the list.