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Fighting talk: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi
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Fighting talk: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi

Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi got his early training as a fighter pilot and recently was unveiled as the new executive chairman of Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp

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Interview: Kenneth Feld

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Prescription for change: Dr Hanan Al Kuwari

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Interview: RP Group's Dr Ravi Pillai

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Straight bat: Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke

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Keeping the faith: HMH's Laurent Voivenel

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