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Latest executive moves across the Middle East

Diageo, Franklin Templeton, Siemens and KPMG are among the companies making C-suite appointments in the Middle East

Lifetime of Achievement: Emaar Chair Mohamed Ali Alabbar

From shaping Dubai’s physical landscape to powering the region’s digital landscape, we pay tribute to Emaar Chairman and entrepreneur Mohamed Ali Alabbar

Interview: Mufazzal Kajiji, CEO of Zurich International Life

CEO of Zurich International Life in the Middle East, Mufazzal Kajiji talks leadership transition, digital transformation and embracing AI to innovate

Developing the Green CEO generation

How business schools like INSEAD and Duke CE are increasing sustainability focus in executive education to create the next generation of business leaders

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Top 10 largest companies in the United Arab Emirates

From energy to aviation, logistics to banking, these ten UAE companies are not just the largest by revenue – they are among the most innovative and active

Top 10 biggest sovereign wealth funds in the Arabian Gulf

For resource-rich GCC countries, sovereign wealth funds have become important tools in the development and diversification of local economies

Top 10 most visionary CEOs in South Africa

Leading some of South Africa’s largest companies, these 10 high-performing CEOs are among Africa’s most skilled strategists and inspiring visionaries

Top 10 most transformative CEOs in Egypt

From restructures to acquisitions, these ten CEOs have earned their leadership stripes successfully running some of Egypt’s largest listed companies