100 Most Powerful Arabs 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018 09:18 AM
Penelope Shihab

Company: Monojo, Royal Therapeutics

Designation: Founder and CEO

In 2005, Penelope Shihab had the idea of tapping into new technologies, such as the genome and genetic mapping, to create and sell “cosmeceuticals”.

Today, her skin line Skinue is sold in 10 countries across the world, including the US, Canada, Australia and parts of the GCC, through her UK-based digital marketing company Royal Therapeutics, established a year ago. Shihab also works to promote entrepreneurship among women in the region.