When Naji Skaf was appointed CEO of gas group Gulf Cryo well in advance of his 40th birthday, he raised several eyebrows. The young executive discusses how he uses his age to his advantage, what it’s like trying to advance within an established family business, and how he’s taking the company to the next level
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
With its multiple partnerships and subsidiaries, Nakilat represents Qatar’s marine industry at its best, helping to diversify the Gulf state’s economy and supporting its oil and gas sector at the same time. Arabian Business meets Muhammad Ghannam, Nakilat...
Formed just seven years ago, his Crescent Enterprises subsidiaries employ over 6,000 people and are on course to being highly profitable. But the young Emirati insists profits are just part of the plan
As domestic oil demand threatens to pose a fiscal challenge for Saudi Arabia in the coming years, one of the kingdom’s top executives, Abdulla Al Zamil, argues the case for making the most of the country’s most precious asset
French supermajor Total is facing challenges and opportunities in every part of the Gulf. But given recent discoveries, perhaps the firm’s biggest prospect — says Middle East president Arnaud Breuillac — lies in the world of natural gas
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
Twenty years ago the Dubai-based business tycoon watched his parents flee the Rwanda genocide having lost everything — again. Today, the company he started to help get his family back on their feet is a monstrous conglomerate in 22 African countries.