4. ( New entry)Professor Choon Fong Shih Founding President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Widely recognised global leader in academic and corporate scientific research, Singapore-born Professor Shih’s position is helping to redefine opportunities for women in the kingdom.(Bloomberg Images)
A few months after buying FRHI Hotels & Resorts from investors including Qatar Investment Authority and Kingdom Holding, AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin denies the hotel management firm is growing too fast. In fact, he intends to pick up the pace – especially in the GCC.