LUNCH WITH A LEADER
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Two retirements, a tragedy and an ecosystem for sports management

Monday, 30 January 2017

From managing multiple financial crises to battling a very personal tragedy and building a sports ......

Disruptive technologies transforming the GCC energy sector

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

What could be common between wearables, drones and 3D printing? Besides being the latest tech-fads, ......

The Red Sea opportunity for Saudi Arabia’s KAEC

Monday, 31 October 2016

Even in hindsight, it takes courage for the captain of a ship to admit that almost everything had ......

Lunch with Felix Neugart: The Arab-German Verbindung

Monday, 24 October 2016

Felix Neugart is not just another German who can speak Arabic. He can also adorn himself in Bavarian ......

Lunch with Sam Barnett: Of content, consumers and containing piracy

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

It is not easy to get Sam Barnett talking about himself. But the CEO of MBC Group was more than ......

Lunch with economist Med Jones: How to be happy

Monday, 23 May 2016

If there’s one thing that Med Jones, one of the few economists to predict the Great Recession ......

Lunch with Dubai top lawyer Essam al-Tamimi: the future of UAE law

Sunday, 06 March 2016

Essam al-Tamimi, the founder and chief of one of the largest law firms in the UAE and the region, ......

Lunch with Flash’s John Lickrish: how to bring superstars to the UAE

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Abu Dhabi-based events boss John Lickrish is more than used to rubbing shoulders with A-listers. And ......

Lunch with McDonald’s Yousif Abdulghani: beefing up the Gulf burger branch

Thursday, 31 December 2015

Yousif Abdulghani is a confident man. As the vice president of McDonald’s Middle East - the ......

Lunch with APICORP’s Aabed al-Saadoun: riding the low oil market

Sunday, 29 November 2015

While much of the world watches oil prices sink to the lowest level in over half a decade, Aabed ......

Lunch with Stefan Viard of Vida Hotels: insight into Dubai’s hotel market

Monday, 09 November 2015

Along a boulevard in Dubai’s glitzy downtown district, well-known for being the site of the ......

Lunch with Mediaquest’s Julien Hawari: the future of Mideast media

Saturday, 10 October 2015

“I think the jury is still out… there is no final ruling on whether print [media will] ......

Lunch with Jumeirah’s Gerald Lawless: is Burj Al Arab still Dubai’s icon?

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Dubai’s construction boom means the emirate has more than its fair share of iconic landmarks. ......

Dubai mega-hotel eyes Ramadan, changing travel trends

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Despite a downward hospitality market so far this year, and the usual sharp slowdown during the ......

UAE clothing chain Max to open 20 more Saudi stores

Monday, 27 April 2015

UAE-based low-cost clothing retailer Max is expecting over the next year to open 20 more stores in ......

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