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Laila Al Muhairi nominated for global Stevie award

Posted 21 October 2013 · 1 Comment

Laila Ali Hareb Al Muhairi, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority's assistant director general, has been named as a fiinalist in the female innovator category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a gold, silver, or bronze Stevie award winner in the programme.

The awards honour women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 8. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend.

Hareb, has been recognized as a game changer in the local and regional aviation strategies. She joined the GCAA in September 2009 to lead its strategy & international affaira sector. In little over two years since she began her work at the GCAA, it has been awarded the prestigious Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program award in recognition of its best practices in the areas of Strategic Planning and Performance Management systems. In addition to this, GCAA was also recognized as the government entity for the most improved performance.


More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year.

“To be among the finalists who were chosen by more than 140 business professionals worldwide is a great honor,” Hareb said. “This success is owed largely to those who supported throughout the years of my career,” she added.

Apart from her expertise in the aviation industry, Laila Hareb is a corporate strategist with vast experience in developing and implementing strategic direction for major organizations in public sector. She is the first Arab lady to hold a vital strategic position in the MENA region in all fields of transportation, roads, marines, rails, and aviation. Her areas of expertise are expanded in variety of management sectors such as Strategic Planning, organizational development, corporate performance functions, quality & excellence and stake holder relationship management. Her previous experiences and achievements include developing a three year Corporate Strategy Plan and Balanced Score Card, development and implementation of CRM strategy for national transportation where as the Director-Strategy and Corporate Performance, she was instrumental in establishing performance standards as well as strategic and planning excellence in the organization.

Hareb undertook major restructuring projects for various organizations. She undertook project management such as UAE Aviation Fees and Charging Restructuring. She also brings a wealth of experience in the areas of Information Technology, Training, Corporate Marketing and communication. She initiated and personally managed training programs for aviation personnel in different continents, notably training for ladies in aviation.
“For 10 years we have been recognizing the achievements of women in business, and this year’s nominations were the most impressive class the judges have ever reviewed,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We look forward to seeing the final judges’ decisions and honoring this year’s Stevie winners in New York next month.”
 

1 Comment for Laila Al Muhairi nominated for global Stevie award

Rashad Ahmed

posted 2 years ago

Female Arab leader in the field of aviation.... I like you. More progress....

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