Dubai – MENA Herald:  Hala Badri, Executive Vice President of Brand and Communications at du was named the Leading Businesswoman of the Year by the WIL Achievement Awards 2015. In a glittering ceremony held at Jumeirah Etihad Towers on November 2, Hala was presented her award by His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the Minister of Economy for the United Arab Emirates and Sophie Le Ray, CEO of Naseba and Founder of the WIL Forum.

Speaking of her achievement, Hala Badri said: “Being recognised as the Leading Businesswoman of the Year is an incredible honour. I hope that my win inspires other hardworking Emirati women to aim higher, because they can achieve their ambition. Working for a company like du, who are vested in transforming the business landscape when it comes to gender inclusion, has motivated me to be a change maker in the UAE. I would like to express my gratitude to WIL for this recognition.”