Malini Saba founded Saba Industries Group in 1992 and continues to serve as chairman and CEO for Saba Corporation. Specializing in the industrial commodities markets, Malini Saba has a proven track record with success in rice, iron ore, and oil and gas production and export. She also directs investments in pharmaceuticals, fintech, entertainment, and real estate. Saba Corporation employs more than 5,000 people amongst its subsidiaries and maintains a presence in more than 20 countries.
Complementing her success in global commodities markets, Ms. Saba has extensive experience leading multi-million-dollar businesses. Among other accomplishments, she turned around an underperforming $410 million global division by streamlining four business units around a more coherent global strategy. The result was higher-than-market revenue gains and double-digit EBITA growth. She also successfully integrated six acquired companies into an industry-leading $300 million global division.
As one of the world’s few female industrialists, Malini Saba is proud of her status as a leader in her field and strives to be a role model for young women. She has built and grown her business through her own hard work and dedication, and she enjoys sharing her knowledge with aspiring women entrepreneurs. Moreover, she leverages her success in business to give back to and advocate for those who have been marginalized. Her nonprofit, the Saba Charitable Foundation, funds global initiatives focused primarily on women’s empowerment and health, youth empowerment, and health, and family social services and emergency aid.
Malini Saba’s past philanthropic efforts have included partnerships with Stanford University Medical Center, CARE International, Concern Worldwide, and the Mother Teresa Foundation. She has been recognized for her charitable work by a range of organizations and has received numerous awards, including the Ambassador of Peace Award (2007) from the Federation for Peace and Philanthropist of the Year (2005) from Pratham, an NGO focused on youth education. Malini Saba. Saba holds a degree in Psychology and resides in Los Angeles, CA.