Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel, Saudi educator and business executive

Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel
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Updated 27 September 2020

Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel, Saudi educator and business executive

Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel is the chair of the Future of Work and Education Taskforce at the B20, Saudi Arabia.
She is also the CEO of Dur Alkuttab, an educational company established in 2016, with a strategic alliance with the Ministry of Education and Mulkia Investment Co.
At a recent virtual meeting held on the sidelines of the B20, Al-Dakheel said the process of learning begins at an early age; therefore, education systems should help instill in students the drive to learn continuously and the agility to adapt.
Al-Dakheel obtained a bachelor’s degree in pre-medical biology at St. Thomas University in the US in 1982. Two years later, she received a master’s degree in higher education leadership and policy from Ohio State University. She also did a Ph.D. in business administration from the same university.
Al-Dakheel has over 25 years of experience in restructuring or expansion of existing businesses, operation and management projects, building manpower capacity, and local and international joint venture business arrangements.
During her long career, she attended several international forums as part of delegations representing the Kingdom.
From 1989 to 1993, she worked as director of the female branch of the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) in Riyadh.
Al-Dakheel is the founder of the IMD Consultancy Firm and has been its CEO since 2013. She has been the CEO of Asrary Est. for nearly 15 years.
Before that, Al-Dakheel had held key leadership positions in several companies. She worked as the CEO and chairman of Al-Raeda Co. from 2008 to 2012.

 


Tadawul index records highest close since July 2019 on Sunday

Updated 30 November 2020

Tadawul index records highest close since July 2019 on Sunday

  • Total trading reached $3.17 billion

Saudi Arabia’s benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) rose 0.2 percent, or 15 points, to end at 8,709 points on Sunday, the highest closing since July 2019.

Total trading reached SAR 11.9 billion ($3.17 billion), with the advance-decline ratio at 146:44.

SPIMACO rose 5.5 percent to SAR 43.05. The company signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with German biopharmaceutical firm, CureVac, to provide COVID-19 vaccine in the Kingdom.

Electrical Industries closed 5.6 percent higher at SAR 24.26, as the firm completed the final phase of share buyback for SAR 7.2 million.

Naseej went limit up to close at SAR 33.

Oil giant Saudi Aramco fell 0.4 percent to SAR 35.75, while banking major Al Rajhi slipped 0.3 percent to SAR 74.

Blue chip SABIC edged down 0.3 percent to SAR 96.50.

Alandulas was the top decliner, shedding nearly 2 percent to SAR 21.08.

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