Indian tycoons storm Arabian Business Expat Power List 2011

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POWERFUL EXPAT: For the third year running, Mukesh ‘Micky’ Jagtiani has been crowned the most influential Indian expatriate in the Gulf in the Arabian Business Expat Power List

POWERFUL EXPAT: For the third year running, Mukesh ‘Micky’ Jagtiani has been crowned the most influential Indian expatriate in the Gulf in the Arabian Business Expat Power List

For the third year running, Mukesh ‘Micky’ Jagtiani has been crowned the most influential Indian expatriate in the Gulf by the Arabian Business Expat Power List. 

The Landmark Group chairman leads a list of 13 of his compatriots, the first time that Indians have had the most entries our annual review of the foreigners making a name for themselves in this region.

Last year, India had 10 entries, and was beaten by the US, which had 12.

Following Jagtiani are Standard Chartered’s V Shankar – also the list’s highest new entry – with Petrochem’s Yogesh Mehta and EMKE Group’s Yusuf Ali all making the top 10.

Britain, with 10 entries, just pipped the US, which had nine. The UK has improved by one entry since last year. 

Rick Pudner, CEO of Emirates NBD, led the British charge by placing first over all, followed Emirates’ Tim Clark, Dubai Airports’ Paul Griffiths, and Serco’s Paul Anderson.

Last year’s most influential expat, America’s Anthony Armstrong – who is head of M&A at Qatar Holding, placed third.

Other notable US entries included Raytheon’s Kevin Massengill, Aramco’s David Kultgen and Aabar Investments’ Brandt Mowry,

Other countries to feature prominently were Australia, with four entries, and Ireland and the Netherlands, which had three each.

To read the full Expat Power list 2011, click here

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