Industry: Construction & Industry
Company: Kuwait’s Petrochemicals Industries Company
Chairwoman and managing director of Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company since 2008, Maha Hussain has been with the company since 1976. Since then she has held a variety of positions with the company, including the post of deputy chairwoman and deputy managing director prior to taking on her current role. As chairwoman, she has overseen PIC’s investment strategy, focusing on olefins and aromatics in particular.
In addition, she is also chairwoman of Equate Petrochemical Company, a joint venture between PIC, the US’ Dow Chemical and Kuwait’s Boubyan Petrochemical Company and ME Global, a joint venture between PIC and Dow Chemical.
She is also a member of the oversight committees for several petrochemical projects in the GCC region.