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Smooth operator: Virgin Mobile's Mikkel Vinter
Technology»

Smooth operator: Virgin Mobile's Mikkel Vinter

Not everyone in the Middle East welcomes privately-owned telecom operators and perhaps for...

Changing fortunes: Damac's Ziad El Chaar
Property»

Changing fortunes: Damac's Ziad El Chaar

With consecutive quarterly profit declines and controversy over its Donald Trump-branded golf...

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Inside the House of Chalhoub
Style»

Inside the House of Chalhoub

The Middle East distributor of the biggest names in high-end fashion, the Chalhoub Group, started...

Check-in chic: TUMI Creative Director Michael Petry
Leisure»

Check-in chic: TUMI Creative Director Michael Petry

CEO sits down with TUMI's new Creative Director, Michael Petry, to ask why the world has suddenly...

Rahail Aslam: Towering ambitions
Business»

Rahail Aslam: Towering ambitions

CEO of Select Group, Rahail Aslam, comes from humble beginnings, working four jobs to make...

Curating taste with Stephane Custot
Leisure»

Curating taste with Stephane Custot

On the eve of his new gallery opening in Alserkal Avenue, CEO sits down with owner and curator...

Upwardly mobile: Network Int'l chief Abdulla Qassem
Banking & Finance»

Upwardly mobile: Network Int'l chief Abdulla Qassem

One of the UAE’s brightest home-grown success stories is set to see huge growth this year thanks...

Hotel giant: Wyndham's Geoff Ballotti
Travel & Hospitality»

Hotel giant: Wyndham's Geoff Ballotti

Geoff Ballotti, the ebullient president of one of the largest hotel groups in the world, has...

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Let me entertain you: WWE's Gerrit Meier
Sport»

Let me entertain you: WWE's Gerrit Meier

The sensationally scripted fights produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have entertained...

Mr Efficient: Veolia's Antoine Frerot
Industries»

Mr Efficient: Veolia's Antoine Frerot

As the GCC strives to address its excessive use of environmental resources, French-based water...

Hilton's man in the Middle East
Travel & Hospitality»

Hilton's man in the Middle East

With 131 hotels either operating or in the pipeline across the Middle East, Hilton Worldwide...

Philanthropy and entrepreneurship: Clare Woodcraft-Scott
StartUp»

Philanthropy and entrepreneurship: Clare Woodcraft-Scott

Throughout her career, Clare Woodcraft-Scott, CEO of the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development...

Can Abu Dhabi's new financial free zone compete?
Politics & Economics»

Can Abu Dhabi's new financial free zone compete?

Cities across the Gulf are creating financial centres to propel themselves onto the international...

Risky business: Lloyd’s of London's John Nelson
Banking & Finance»

Risky business: Lloyd’s of London's John Nelson

For more than three centuries, Lloyd’s of London has been at the forefront of minimising risk...

Is 2016 the year the art bubble bursts?
Leisure»

Is 2016 the year the art bubble bursts?

After a record few years for international and regional art, we ask the Michael Jeha, managing...


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