Unilever executive Shazia makes Forbes list of 100 most powerful businesswomen in the Middle East

Hailing from Abbottabad-Pakistan, she currently serving as the general manager overseeing Unilever’s operations in North Africa, Iraq, Levant, and Arabia, continues to garner recognition for her exceptional leadership. Previously acclaimed as one of the top executives in the Middle East in 2023, her journey within Unilever began as a Management Trainee in Pakistan. With swift strides up the corporate ladder, she assumed pivotal roles in Marketing, Sales, and General Management, both locally and globally.

From spearheading Unilever’s Personal Care division in Vietnam to helming as CEO in Sri Lanka, and later ascending as the global Executive Vice President for Unilever’s Beverage sector, her trajectory epitomizes unparalleled success. Alongside her professional achievements, she has been a fervent advocate for women’s empowerment and advancement in the dynamic realm of business, not only in Pakistan but also beyond its borders.

Expressing her delight on being recognized by Forbes, she took to LinkedIn to share her gratitude and reflect on her journey. She expressed pride in representing Unilever and thanked every individual within the organization who has contributed to her personal and professional growth. She remarked that this acknowledgment serves as a reminder to continue championing her values in leadership, both personally and professionally.– Web Desk