Safra Catz

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Safra Catz at Oracle Open World 2008

Safra Catz is an independent non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc.


Before being appointed to the board of HSBC in 2008, Catz has worked as managing director and senior vice-president of investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Oracle Corporation. She joined technology corporation Oracle in 1999, was appointed to the board of directors in 2001, co-president and CFO in April 2011 and CEO in September 2014.[1][2]

In 2015 Forbes ranked Catz as the 24th most powerful woman in the world.[3]


  1. Arik Hesseldahl Oracle Co-President Safra Catz Adds CFO Duties as Jeff Epstein Leaves All Things D, 25 April 2011, accessed 11 March 2015
  2. HSBC Safra Catz, accessed 11 March 2015
  3. Forbes The World's 100 Most Powerful Women, accessed 11 March 2015