World's 100 Most Powerful Arabs 2014
Wed 26 Mar 2014 03:56 PM
Helal Al Marri

Company: Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing

Designation: Director General

Country: UAE

What a great year 2013 was as Al Marri played a key role in helping win Expo 2020 for Dubai. It all of course means even more work for him as he aims to bring 20 million visitors a year to Dubai. Al Marri previously worked as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Co, one of the world’s leading consulting firms. He also worked with KPMG in London, holds an MBA degree from the London Business School and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.Prior to his DTCM job, he was CEO of the Dubai World Trade Centre, and was instrumental in establishing Dubai as a global financial and commercial hub. Al Marri was appointed its head in 2004.

From Dubai to the world

The DWTC,  which is headed by Al Marri, has been instrumental in establishing Dubai as a global financial and commercial hub.