Industry: Construction and industry
Company: Al Taher Group
Designation: Executive director
Country: Saudi Arabia
Occupation: Executive director
Nashwa Taher is director of her family’s Al Taher Group, a
Saudi-based conglomerate whose interests range from contracting to foodstuffs.
Taher made history in 2005 when she became one of the first
Saudi women to win elected office in Saudi Arabia as board member of the Jeddah
Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Taher became Saudi Arabia’s specialty food
pioneer, importing high end products from Italy, after realising the Saudi
market was saturated with American products.