100 most powerful Arab women 2012
Sun 04 Mar 2012 11:26 AM
Mona Bawarshi
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Mona Bawarshi

Industry: Transport

Company: Gezairi Transport

Designation: President and CEO

Country: Lebanon

Don’t let Mona Bawarshi’s charm mislead you.  She is firmly placed at the helm of family-run logistics company Gezairi Transport, which employs over 500 people and oversees operations in more than six countries. Not only that, she is also a member of Beirut’s International College board of trustees, a member of the Lebanese Management Association (LMA) and a member of the Makassed board of trustees. Bawarshi’s tenure at Gezairi began in 1968 when she was appointed trainee after earning her masters degree in Business Administration at the American University of Beirut. The outspoken businesswoman is also regularly employed as a keynote speaker.