Latest Interviews

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 15 2015 | 5:05 AM |
Leading lady: Meera Kaul interview
StartUp»

Leading lady: Meera Kaul interview

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 4:20 PM

In an exclusive interview, Meera Kaul recalls her journey to success, and explains why she is supporting women in science and business.

The future of freelancing
StartUp»

The future of freelancing

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 4:19 PM

Muhammad Osman Khan, country manager, UAE, for Elance-oDesk, explains how the online staffing platform is changing the face of hiring in the region

1
Exclusive: Mohamed Alabbar - Uncensored
Property»

Exclusive: Mohamed Alabbar - Uncensored

Sunday, 12 April 2015 8:57 AM

The Emaar chairman has faced a media frenzy ahead of Wednesday's Annual General Meeting. With his increasing commitments outside Emaar, including the $85 billion Capital Cairo project, and the departure of several key executives from the company, some shareholders are openly questioning his commitment to the company he founded, and his future role within it. In an exclusive interview, he tackles the critics head on — and explains why he is planning for several more years at the helm of one of the world’s most successful property developers

5
Safe as houses: Emirates REIT's Sylvain Vieujot
Banking & Finance»

Safe as houses: Emirates REIT's Sylvain Vieujot

Friday, 10 April 2015 9:26 AM

A year after the Emirates REIT initial public offering, executive deputy chairman Sylvain Vieujot says that potential headwinds in the Dubai property market bring more opportunities than challenges

In the driving seat: Daimler's Mike Belk
Transport»

In the driving seat: Daimler's Mike Belk

Friday, 10 April 2015 9:25 AM

Mike Belk, president and CEO of Daimler Middle East & Levant, talks to Arabian Business about why the company’s results are so strong, how it’s pushing the boundaries of technology, and where the automotive industry is heading.

Five minutes with Amato founder and creative director Furne One
Style»

Five minutes with Amato founder and creative director Furne One

Thursday, 9 April 2015 5:08 PM

We speak to the Dubai-based mastermind behind Fashion Forward's finale show

Food for thought: Patrick Satamian
Retail»

Food for thought: Patrick Satamian

Saturday, 4 April 2015 1:24 AM

With profits up and growth on the cards, NADEC continues to stake its claim as one of the region’s leading agricultural and food companies. The CEO of NADEC Foods, Patrick Satamian, explains how a blending of tradition and modernity has helped the company to move into a new era.

In Total control: Stéphane Michel
Energy»

In Total control: Stéphane Michel

Saturday, 4 April 2015 1:24 AM

Stéphane Michel, senior vice president for the Middle East and North Africa at French oil behemoth Total, believes that his company needs to maintain its flexibility and continue showing its financial muscle amid the dramatic slide in oil prices.

Kuwaiti backers on plans to make $3.6bn London theme park project profitable within 2 years
Industries»

Kuwaiti backers on plans to make $3.6bn London theme park project profitable within 2 years

Friday, 3 April 2015 1:12 AM

Abdulla Al Humaidi, Group CEO of Kuwaiti European Holding Group on why he is determined the London Paramount Entertainment Resort will not go the way of popular — but loss-making — rival Disneyland Paris

Mishal Kanoo: A family affair
Industries»

Mishal Kanoo: A family affair

Friday, 3 April 2015 1:11 AM

Upsetting 125 years of family tradition is bound to strain relations. Prominent businessman Mishal Kanoo gives a rare, uncensored account of how one of the Gulf’s oldest companies is dealing with the fallout from bringing in outside professionals, and explains why many family businesses are too scared to go public

1
For Twitter or for worse: Shailesh Rao
Technology»

For Twitter or for worse: Shailesh Rao

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:37 AM

Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai, at the heart of its fastest-growing region. The social networking site’s regional boss, Shailesh Rao, explains why

Loan Ranger: Emirates NBD's Shayne Nelson
Banking & Finance»

Loan Ranger: Emirates NBD's Shayne Nelson

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:35 AM

A year after taking over as chief executive of local banking giant Emirates NBD, Australia’s Shayne Nelson says he’s ready to take the lender into the next era.

Five minutes with… A royal milliner
Style»

Five minutes with… A royal milliner

Monday, 23 March 2015 10:57 AM

Rachel Trevor-Morgan started making hats 25 years ago and her clients include England's Queen Elizabeth II and Dubai's Princess Haya

Sailing ahead: N-KOM's Chandru Rajwani
Transport»

Sailing ahead: N-KOM's Chandru Rajwani

Saturday, 21 March 2015 2:48 AM

From revolutionary new engines set to dramatically improve shipping sustainability to Doha’s under-construction Hamad Port, the new boss of Qatari shipping operator N-KOM, Chandru Rajwani, is optimistic about what’s on the horizon. So much so, he is brushing aside competition from neighbouring Gulf states

Bob Geldof, the African knight
Banking & Finance»

Bob Geldof, the African knight

Saturday, 21 March 2015 2:47 AM

Outspoken Irish musician and charity campaigner Sir Bob Geldof reveals how Dubai was the unlikely catalyst for the initial success of Live Aid and why he is leading a $250m private equity fund into Africa, “the safest zone to be in” right now


4375 results found
Don't miss
UAE women own $10.9bn investments, run 10% of private firms

UAE women own $10.9bn investments, run 10% of private firms

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi reveals strong female representation during speech at global...

Arabian Business launches “Company News” section

Arabian Business launches “Company News” section

Free service targeted at companies and PR agencies

Dubai ruler unveils Museum of the future

Dubai ruler unveils Museum of the future

Circular building will house some of the latest inventions and innovations

Dubai unveils 21 sculptures as part of Expo 2020 awareness campaign

Dubai unveils 21 sculptures as part of Expo 2020 awareness campaign

Organisers to launch competition for new Expo 2020 Dubai logo

Revealed: Indian CEO Awards 2015

The Indian CEO Awards featured the very best in expatriate success in a number of sectors throughout...

Dubai launches $1m award to find best AI, robotics use

Dubai launches $1m award to find best AI, robotics use

Crown Prince announces $1m prize for best international entry; contest to focus on uses in...

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List with $7.2bn

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List with $7.2bn

Stallion Group boss leads list for first time, followed by Feroz Allana and Dr Ravi Pillai

Dubai topples Heathrow as world's busiest international airport

Dubai topples Heathrow as world's busiest international airport

Full-year passenger numbers total nearly 70.5m in 2014; forecast to grow to 79m this year,...

Dubai's Princess Haya receives UN's 2015 Hunger Hero Award

Dubai's Princess Haya receives UN's 2015 Hunger Hero Award

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the award during a ceremony at the World Economic...

Most Discussed