7. (19) Mukesh Jagtiani Chairman, Landmark Group Billionaire ‘Micky’ is head of the Landmark Group conglomerate, and one of the most powerful figures in the Middle East retail industry. Launched in 1973, it operates 900 stores in fifteen countries and has a turnover of around $3.2bn a year.(ITP Images)
The hotel brand inspired by a legendary land described in a 1933 novel is spreading its story across the GCC. Global CEO Greg Dogan discusses expansion plans and the industry's new emphasis on “lifestyle”.