Hynd Bouhia is the General Director of the Casablanca Stock Exchange. She holds a PhD from Harvard and has worked at the World Bank since 1996. In 2004, the then Prime Minister of Morocco appointed her as his economic advisor. Bouhia was central to securing foreign investment, attracting a $700 million US grant to aid private enterprises. Bouhia was a Special Assistant to the World Bank’s Vice President for Middle East and North Africa, specifically in economic, technical, and diplomatic issues. Forbes mentioned her as one of The 100 Most Powerful Women while Arabian Business ranked her as one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women.
Source of Influence: Business
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