50 Most Influential Women in the Arab World
Wed 28 Feb 2018 06:30 AM
Ghosson Al Khaled

Company: ACICO Industries

Designation: Deputy CEO

Country: Kuwait

The deputy CEO of the Middle East’s largest manufacturer of autoclaved aerated concrete, ACICO industries, joined the company in 2002 and has been heading the $1bn asset firm ever since, succeeding in maintaining a turnover of $300m. Using the motto “one team, one dream,” she is known for maintaining a diverse workforce and motivational professional environment.

In 2017, she was appointed as a member of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development in Kuwait to help achieve the nation’s goals and enhance its global presence. A graduate from both, Kuwait University school of Civil Engineering and the University of Southern California, she is ardent supporter of social issues, establishing in 2016 a nonprofit autism treatment center, Autism Partnership Kuwait (APK), which uses proven methodologies in applied behavior analysis treatment to treat patients.