Emirati billionaire Khalaf al-Habtour tells his success story
Friday, 16 August 2013
This episode sheds light on Khalf al-Habtour, one of the most prominent Emirati businessmen. The Emirati billionaire entered the business sector as a translator and a driver for a company operating in the Emirates. His al-Habtour Group currently works in construction, hospitality, education, health and sport utility vehicles like Bentley.
‘Business Profiles’ is a monthly program that sheds light on some of the Arab world’s leading business figures, following them outside the usual office environment to find out what makes them tick.
Guests have included Carlos Ghosn, the French-Lebanese-Brazilian businessman who is currently the chairman and chief executive of the Paris-based automaker Renault. Other prominent figures to have featured in the program include the Emirati billionaire Khalaf al-Habtoor, Egyptian mogul Samih Sawiris, and the Saudi Prince Sultan al-Kabeer, founder of Al-Marai Company.
The show is presented by Fatima Zahra Daoui, senior business and a financial news anchor at the Al Arabiya News Channel.