Areej Mohsin Darwish

Chairperson of ACERE – MHD LLC

Areej Mohsin Darwish, Chairperson of Automotive, Construction Equipment & Renewable Energy (ACERE) – MHD LLC is a multifaceted personality. A business leader par excellence she combines a visionary, progressive and forward thinking approach with proven management and problem solving abilities. She has over two decades of illustrious experience in leading the organization through the fast paced and evolving business scenarios & diversifying its product portfolio thus leading the organization to new heights. Areej is endowed with a range of skills and qualities such as organizational leadership, strategic planning, an eye for detail, robust decision making, business analysis and development. This inimitable combination has helped her set new benchmarks over the years. A caring and humane leader she consistently endeavours to help employees enhance their skills and abilities to actualize their potential.

As the Chairperson of ACERE– MHD LLC she has maximized growth by staying on top of business activities, market conditions and the competitive landscape; continuously monitoring business trends and forecasts to make proactive adjustments; strengthened the company’s position in the Omani market by leveraging industry knowledge and business acumen to achieve consistent successes; improved organizational efficiency with clear responsibilities, policies and procedures amongst others.

Her mission is to carry forward the family legacy by taking ACERE-MHD LLC to world-class standards, so that it is recognized for its - quality and professionalism, commitment to health, safety and the environment, acknowledged for its corporate social responsibility and contribution to the development of Oman and its economy. Despite scaling new heights, Areej Mohsin Darwish remains grounded based on the values of passion, simplicity, determination, perseverance, teamwork and innovation.

In recognition of her achievements, she has been honoured with a host of Awards. Some of her recent accolades include  Forbes Middle Most Powerful Businesswomen Leading Family Firm 2024,  LeFonti Awards 2023 – Woman of the Year Leadership – Automotive,  Forbes Middle East 100 Most Powerful Businesswomen 2023, Arabian Business – 100 Most influential Arabs 2023, Alam Al Iktisaad – Business Woman of the year, Achievement in Business - Arab Woman of the Year Award - London Arabia Organization 2022, Forbes Middle East Most Influential Women Heading Diversified Conglomerates 2022, Harvard Business Council 2022 Professional Award, Diamond Level Winner, Forbes Middle East 50 Most Powerful Businesswomen in the MENA region 2022

Being a socially responsible individual, Areej Mohsin Darwish believes that a leader takes on a visible role in society beyond business inorder to build a sustainable world. Working towards this, she is a committed contributor to a number of social initiatives. She is an active member of UNICEF Leadership Circle to empower the youth and to enhance their skills and education, spearheaded Khair Al Wafi’s campaign of collecting funds for orphans to build a better future for them, she is a member of Dar Al Atta a charitable organization where she works to uplift people with various campaigns running through the year.

Her vision is ‘to set an outstanding example for tomorrow’s Omani women,’ and she is inspiring a generation of young Omani women as a role model.