6. (New entry) Edward Borgerding Boss of diversified media conglomerate Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC), Borgerding has launched the National newspaper and has a series of multi-million-dollar deals to his name, including signing up the rights to the new English Premier League football season.(ITP Images)
The small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.