Rania Nashar is the first female CEO in Saudi Arabia. For the second time, she has been named in the top 100 most powerful women in Forbes. Rania Nashar is the CEO of Samba Financial Group. Samba Financial Group is one of the largest banking firms in the Kingdom. They also have international branches in Dubai, London, and Qatar.
It is a huge honor for Rania and Saudi Arabia to be named in a world-renowned American business magazine. Rania was ranked 97th in the list. Rania became the CEO as part of gender equality in Saudi Arabia. It is also part of vision 2030 which gained international attention everywhere. Samba bank is also the third-largest bank by assets.
The list also includes some other famous names. These names include climate change activist Greta Thunberg. Great has been breaking the internet at the age of 16. In a very short time, she became one of the most powerful women in the world.
- Nashar is the first female CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group.
- She becomes CEO at a time when Saudi Arabia is beginning to implement reforms that will promote gender equality as part of their Vision 2030.
- Samba Financial Group is Saudi Arabia’s third-largest bank by assets.
- Nashar previously served as a board member for Samba’s global markets subsidiary and has over 20 years of experience in the commercial banking sector.