Top CEO Conference & Awards; rewarding excellence

CEOs in the Middle East today operate in a very complex environment, characterized by fast-evolving regulations, start-up challenges, changing consumer behavior and technological disruptions, among others. Their job becomes even more demanding taking into consideration the fact that the region itself is witnessing a massive and rapid change amid low growth, a volatile oil market […]

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How execution challenge is haunting GCC corporate?

    Executing project is never as simple as formulating it. New projects have emerged in the GCC, creating high hopes for investors and businessmen in the region and abroad. However, plagued by bad track records on delivering on their promises, the GCC region needs to tackle the execution challenges. Majority of the C-suite executives […]

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As an industry, we need to have more sustainability, says DP World CEO

While speaking exclusively with TRENDS at World Economic Forum at Davos, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World, says the world is witnessing a positive shift in terms of sustainability. What would you say about the economic outlook for 2018? How is it being reflected in the shipping and transport industry? I have been coming here [the […]

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Vision 2030

Saudi Vision 2030: What’s next?

By Gianmario Pisanu In 2015, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched Vision 2030, an ambitious reform plan aimed at diversifying the economy by moving away from oil and encouraging the development of stronger private and public sectors. The plan streamlined and centralized decision-making to ensure better coordination between ministries and implemented a distributed program-management model […]

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Revealed: These are the 100 Top CEOs in the GCC

      Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Group CEO of Qatar National Bank, has topped the list of the 100 best-performing CEOs from listed companies in the GCC states. The Top CEO list was released by Mediaquest, TREND’s parent company. The chief executives were presented with the trophies at the Top CEO Conference & Awards, held […]

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How to make sure millennial leaders impact your business positively

The millennial generation – those born between 1980 and 2000 – are today’s youngest working segment and they also will become the largest, comprising an estimated 75 per cent of the global workforce by 2030. ‘’When we speak about utilising innovation to transform our planet’s future and preserve its resources, to allow its citizens a […]

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Top CEO Conference and Awards 2017: the countdown begins

  • Top CEO Conference & Awards will be held in Saudi Arabia for the first time • The event will bring together CEOs, CMOs, Presidents and VPs from the region and beyond • This event is known for its transparent evaluation and ranking to top CEOs As the corporate world witnesses a transformation in […]

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Global execs positive, but Middle East CEOs cautious about 2017: Here’s why

Only 26 per cent of Middle East CEOs expect global growth in the next year Not much has changed after the world caught in a whirlwind of economic turbulence last year but business confidence is picking up surely albeit slowly, as evidenced by the growing optimism among those who steer the private sector. While CEOs […]

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Top CEO 2017: Leading business in a changing world

    Top CEO will be held on April 11, 2017, at King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia. (Image: AMEinfo) As the Middle East’s economies undergo an overhauling transition into the post-oil era, old business models are breaking down continuously, bringing the region to a new turning point. This calls for a an umbrella […]

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