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Interview: Sir Peter Ogden

Interview: Sir Peter Ogden

Serial entrepreneur Sir Peter Ogden has made his millions through banking and IT, but has still found the time to launch energy recruitment outfit Spencer Ogden, which has just opened its first office in the Gulf

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Siemens interview: Peter Loescher

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Best of 2012: Abdulla Al Zamil, Zamil Industrial interview

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Total interview: Arnaud Breuillac

Total interview: Arnaud Breuillac

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Siemens interview: Michael Suess

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Best of 2012: General Electric interview

Best of 2012: General Electric interview

General Electric may operate in many of the world’s trouble spots, but that hasn’t stopped the world’s fifth largest company from forecasting a ten percent growth in revenue for 2012. Vice chairman John Rice tells Arabian Business how

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Jean-Pascal Tricoire interview: Electric force

President of Schneider Electric on the challenges of implementing energy efficient products in the GCC building market

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Dietmar Siersdorfer: The power of ambition

Just how does one man run six divisions across 16 countries in a region that’s rapidly developing?


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