At the 2017 CEO Middle East Awards in Dubai, Rafiah Ibrahim, Ericsson’s Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa, was named ‘Female CEO of the Year’.

The CEO Middle East Awards are hosted by ITP Media Group – one of the largest media companies in the Middle East – and recognize the most innovative CEOs in the region across a broad range of industries.  The 2017 award for ‘Female CEO of the Year’ went to Rafiah Ibrahim for her contributions to the ICT industry, presenting her as a true role model for aspiring leaders everywhere.

Ibrahim says: “It gives me a great pride to be recognized by such a reputable organization in the region – the ITP Group. Being able to contribute to Ericsson throughout the years has been highly fulfilling, and being in this role leading the Market Area is my proudest moment.”

At the 2016 Women in Leadership (WIL) Achievement Awards, Ibrahim was also selected as the ‘Woman Game Changer of the Year’ for her leadership in the ICT sector.

Learn more about Ericsson's Market Area that Ibrahim is leading.