Performance Engineer at Intel Corporation @ Northern
Chaymae Samir is an entrepreneur shaking up the overpriced, overcomplicated skincare world with MADEBYSUNDAY.COM. In almost 3 years, and with no external funding, the brand has amassed a great number of die hard fans who are now shopping highly concentrated, clean and effective formulas, at accessible prices, through their website and 800 stockists around the world. madebySUNDAY was also recognised as one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK by NatWest and was awarded the Best E-Commerce Award in England. madebySUNDAY is now setting up another HQ in Dubai and is expanding its warehouse operations in the region.
Prior to starting madebySUNDAY, Chaymae exited two businesses and has spoken to and advised Fortune 500 and heads of states on matters related to entrepreneurship and marketing. Chaymae's inspiring narrative led to her ranking as one of the most influential women behind brands in the Middle East by Forbes and one of the most powerful women in business in Morocco, aged 25. Now, with a global reach of more than 250,000 followers, Chaymae is obsessed with bringing high quality, accessible and sustainable brands for all, while inspiring others to achieve their goals and settle for nothing short of extraordinary.
Her work and writing have been featured in several leading business publications including Forbes, Reuters, The Telegraph and The World Economic Forum.
Her previous work experiences include working with the Ministry of Finance in Malaysia, the United Nations in Switzerland, and The Institute of Economic Affairs in the UK. She’s also worked for an advisory group based in London where she was involved with consulting businesses, non-profits, governmental, and academic organisations internationally, on all matters related to governance and reputational risk. Other experiences include sourcing deals in emerging markets for a hedge fund in New York and overseeing the Middle Eastern sales team of one of the biggest food companies in the world from their Brazilian office. Chaymae is fluent in French, English & Arabic and has working knowledge of Spanish & Portuguese.
• 2019: 'Forbes Top 50 Women Behind Brands'
• 2019: '12 Women-Led Businesses Backed by Natwest & Crowdfunder in the UK' (Grant)
• 2019: '50 Most Powerful Women in Business in Morocco'
• 2018: '10 Women Leaders Changing Europe & North Africa'
For more information, head to chaymaesamir.com.