Riyadh: Princeess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al-Saud has been appointed as undersecretary for women at the General Authority for Sports.
The appointment was announced following the weekly cabinet meeting, which was chaired by Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
Princess Reema thanked Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince for their trust, reported local Arabic daily Okaz.
Born in 1975 in the City of Riyadh, Princess Reema graduated from George Washington University in the US with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Museum studies.
While she was studying toward her degree in museum studies, Princess Reema interned at L'Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris and at the Sackler Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
On returning to Saudi Arabia in 2005, she assumed the position of CEO at Al Hama LLC, a luxury retail corporation that managed brands including DKNY and Donna Karan in the Middle East.
She served for several years as the CEO of Alfa International, a leading luxury retail corporation that operates the Harvey Nichols store in Riyadh.
She has featured in the 2014 list of the Forbes among 200 strongest women in the Arab World.
She is a founding member of the Zahra Breast Cancer Awareness Association, based in Riyadh.