The World’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women
Mon 03 Mar 2014 03:25 AM
Ingie Chalhoub
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Ingie Chalhoub

Industry: Retail

Company: Etoile Group

Designation: President and managing director

Country: UAE

Ingie Chalhoub, president and managing director of Etoile Group, is integral to the luxury retail sector of the UAE.

Spearheading the fashion powerhouse since establishing the operation in 1983, Chalhoub has brought over 200 international ultra-luxury brands to the region. Among those names are Chanel, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Tod’s, John Galliano and Hogan. She employs 400 people, operates over 60 high-end fashion boutiques across six countries and has even launched her own fashion line, Ingie Paris.