CELEBRATING BUSINESS LEADERSHIP
TRANSFORMING THE ARAB WORLD THROUGH UNIQUE INSIGHTS FROM BUSINESS AND POLITICAL LEADERS
A red carpet awards ceremony celebrating achievements of Top CEOs in the GCC.
Organized by TRENDS magazine and INSEAD business school, the Top CEO Awards targets
the region’s most affluent people, CEOs, CMOs, Presidents and VPs.
Top CEO is the only regional ranking based on the financial statements of publicly listed companies.
It is an award ceremony to celebrate the achievement of the region’s top players in the market,
making Top CEO the most credible and transparent awards in the region.
The Top CEO Conference is an open discussion among thought leaders, executives and officials.
Its purpose is to bring global issues – specifically, disruption – into a regional context, helping
executives and leaders look at the possible impact of such issues and consider the best ways to
take their organizations forward, while taking advantage of the coming transformations.
The conference’s format will comprise both on-record and off-record sessions,
allowing delegates to discuss and exchange ideas freely.
The awards function will be organized to honor business leaders of the GCC region.
The Top CEO list also looks into the transparency of a company.
All of the companies listed on GCC stock exchanges are evaluated.
At the Top CEO awards ceremony every year, the 100 best-performing companies and CEOs will be announced.
Mediaquest’s Top CEO Awards are distinctive in the GCC region because only
the CEOs of listed companies are eligible. The awards are based on the companies’ financials;
furthermore, the process is transparent and audited. TRENDS is also working closely with
INSEAD to ensure that the formula is the most accurate and also with Hawkamah
to ensure that corporate governance and disclosure criteria form a part of the ranking.
The Arab Gulf and the Middle East entered a new phase of development. The fundamental shifts in society, business and regional geopolitics are gradually happening, but have reached an acceleration point, thus a new era of rapid changes rising in the GCC, impacting businesses and society.
From privatization to competition, market deregulation and women empowerment among others, opportunities are multiple and benefits are enormous. However, business leaders and governments need to face significant challenges and roadblocks, among which are the implementation and execution of the strategy, human capital, deregulation and the transformation of an old bureaucratic administration.
Fueled by hope, this new era is empowering youth and supporting the emergence of startups. A new ecosystem will cement the profound transformation, to which the region is subject. On the regional and global levels, the paradigm shift is paving the way for new cooperations and political relations.
From Russia to China and Turkey, the Gulf is in dire need to strengthen its economic trade relations and business exchanges, along with diplomatic ties. To anchor itself deeply in society, this paradigm shift will need to bring tangible benefits for the majority of the population.
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DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.
Al Aan is an Arab satellite TV channel that was founded on professionalism and neutrality. It broadcasts from Dubai Media City, and, since its establishment in 2006, has been free to air round the clock. The TV channel has created a unique identity by integrating entertainment and present events to deliver a value that is relevant to the viewers’ expectations and aspirations, and it does both as a responsible media organization that stands out in the industry.
As one of the leading professional services firms in the Lower Gulf (UAE and Oman), KPMG is proud of its reputation for delivering cutting-edge solutions and exceptional client value. With over 70 partners and directors leading over 1000 professionals across five offices, KPMG works shoulder to shoulder with clients, offering independent audit, tax and advisory services to business corporations, government bodies and not-for-profit organizations.
As one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD offers participants a truly global educational experience. With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and Middle East (Abu Dhabi), INSEAD's business education and research spans three continents. The school’s 145 renowned faculty members from 40 countries inspire more than 1,400 students in its degree and PhD programmes. In addition, more than 11,000 executives participate in INSEAD's executive education programmes each year. More information about INSEAD can be found at www.insead.edu
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