Tue 01 Mar 2011 12:21 PM
Yasmina Azhari

Yasmina Azhari

Industry: Logistics

Company: Maersk Line shipping services

Designation: Deputy director

Country: Syria/Syria

Occupation: Deputy director

Yasmina Azhari has had a distinguished career in Syria. She is the
deputy director of Maersk Line shipping services, founder of Mawred (an NGO that
helps female entrepreneurs launch new business ventures), administrative manager
at the P&O Nedlloyd Shipping Agency, and is the founder of a private consulting

In 1999, she was nominated to be the Honorary Consul of the Netherlands at Lattakia
& Tartous as well as a Representative of the Netherlands Management Corporation
Program, a program of the Dutch government. She was the first woman to join the industry management
board of the Lattakia Chamber of Commerce and has twice been elected as the Head
of Lattakia Business Women’s Committee.