100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Maha Hussain
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Maha Hussain

Industry: Construction and Industry

Company: Petrochemicals Industries Company

Designation: Chairwoman

Country: Kuwait

Occupation: Chairwoman

Chairwoman and managing director of Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company since 2008, Maha Hussain has worked her way to the top of the company since joining in 1976. As chairwoman she has overseen PIC’s investment strategy, focusing on olefins and aromatics.

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.