Interviews

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 29 2015 | 4:28 PM |
Making sense of Sharjah: Hussain Al Mahmoudi
Politics & Economics»

Making sense of Sharjah: Hussain Al Mahmoudi

The UAE’s third-largest emirate has trod its own path, focusing on Islamic culture and diversifying its economy. It’s an approach that has paid off, argues the director general of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hussain Al Mahmoudi

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Banking on peace: Bank of Palestine's Hashim Shawa
Politics & Economics»

Banking on peace: Bank of Palestine's Hashim Shawa

The Palestinian economy represents an extraordinary opportunity for investors who can see past...

Taking the plunge: Shehab Gargash on getting ready to go public
Markets»

Taking the plunge: Shehab Gargash on getting ready to go public

After a six-year wait, Daman Investments is set to launch an IPO in the first quarter of 2015...

Forever looking forward: Fadi Ghandour
Industries»

Forever looking forward: Fadi Ghandour

With his trademark boundless energy, Fadi Ghandour recently gave budding entrepreneurs the...

Taste the difference: Mondelez's Vishal Tikku
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Taste the difference: Mondelez's Vishal Tikku

The boss of one of the Middle East’s largest food and beverage companies and the conglomerate...

A man of Vertu: Massimiliano Pogliani
Technology»

A man of Vertu: Massimiliano Pogliani

Just how did Massimiliano Pogliani rescue phone brand Vertu? The company’s CEO tells Arabian...

The Italian job: Sir Rocco Forte
Travel & Hospitality»

The Italian job: Sir Rocco Forte

Sir Rocco Forte's recent deal with Italian sovereign wealth fund FSI has brought a new lease...

Brand and deliver: Landmark Group's Shivam Goyal
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Brand and deliver: Landmark Group's Shivam Goyal

Meet the Landmark Group’s go-to guy for starting up new brands, Shivam Goyal. His latest mission...

Building a billion dollar conglomerate: Shaji Ul Mulk
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Building a billion dollar conglomerate: Shaji Ul Mulk

After arriving in Dubai three decades ago, Shaji Ul Mulk was determined to make it on his own...

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Ringing in a new era: Ooredoo Oman CEO Greg Young
Technology»

Ringing in a new era: Ooredoo Oman CEO Greg Young

Oman’s second telco, Nawras, has now officially rebranded as Ooredoo, spreading the Qatar-based...

CompareIt4Me: Jon Richards interview
StartUp»

CompareIt4Me: Jon Richards interview

Jon Richards, CEO of compareit4me.com, is on track to be one of Dubai’s success stories. Ahead...

Finding happiness: Happy Box interview
StartUp»

Finding happiness: Happy Box interview

Educational activities concept, The Happy Box, has become one of the past year’s most talked...

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Smart move: Interview with Lojain Jibawi
StartUp»

Smart move: Interview with Lojain Jibawi

Lojain Jibawi is fast building a reputation as an important figure in the smart technology...

Tech mavericks at DSOA
StartUp»

Tech mavericks at DSOA

Towards the end of 2014, Dubai Silicon Oasis held its new entrepreneur competition, revealing...

Face-to-face: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch
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Face-to-face: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

Newly appointed CEO talks about the next phase for the airline, the fleet and route expansion...

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300 million members and counting: How LinkedIn became a $28bn company
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300 million members and counting: How LinkedIn became a $28bn company

Professional networking site LinkedIn has cornered the market for connecting professionals...


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