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)
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.