11. Sherine Hassan Helmy

Company: Pharco Pharmaceuticals
Designation: CEO
Country: Egypt
Sector: Pharmaceuticals

Pharco was founded in 1983 by Helmy’s father. The company today employs 8,000 people, exports to 50 countries, and holds 11 companies. Helmy has 41 years of pharmaceutical experience. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and commerce, and the Swiss Egyptian Business Association, among others.