Saudi monarch names first woman to Sama board

Sheila Alrowaily named as one of three new non-executive directors

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The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority confirmed on June 8 that Sheila Alrowaily has become the first woman to sit on its board. Saudi king Mohammed Bin Salman appointed Alrowaily, an experienced fund manager, as part of a renewal of the private sector members of the Sama board.

Alrowaily has worked at Saudi Aramco, the state oil company, since 1998. She was director of the investment management department between 2009 and 2019. Since January 2019, she has been CEO of Wisayah, an Aramco

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