100 most powerful Arab women 2012
Sun 04 Mar 2012 11:26 AM
Maha Hussein
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Maha Hussein

Industry: Construction and Industry

Company: Petrochemical Industries Company

Designation: Chairwoman and MD

Country: Kuwait

Chairwoman and managing director of Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company since 2008, Maha Hussain has been with the company since 1976. 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.