KSA - Tawuniya appoints Rania Al Turki as COO
Friday, 03 13 2020, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
In line of its strategy to enable high Saudi calibers, the Company for Cooperative Insurance, Tawuniya, appointed Rania Sami Al-Turki as Chief Operating Officer (COO). With this step, which is one of the first in the Saudi insurance sector, Rania Al-Turki becomes the first Saudi woman to take a leadership position since Tawuniya’s establishment.
On this occasion, Tawuniya’s CEO Abdul Aziz Al Boug expressed his happiness in the appointment of Rania in this leading role due to her long experience which extends to more than 15 years, as well as her extensive list of academic qualifications. She holds a Master’s degree with honors in Computer Science from George Washington University, a Ph.D. candidate in Information Technology at George Mason University, and a BA in Computer Science from Indiana State University.
Al Boug Noted, “Tawuniya’s strategy focused a lot of its attention to employees, both males and females, as they are the company’s human capital. In line with its strategy, Tawuniya launched several initiatives to improve the work environment and qualify its employees through advanced training programs. This is in parallel to Tawuniya’s initiatives that raised the Saudization rates to more than 82%.