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PwC Middle East appoints global digital expert as chief digital & data officer

PwC Middle East, one of the world’s leading professional services firms with over 4,000 people and 21 offices across the region, has appointed global digital transformation expert Steve Plimsoll as its Chief Digital & Data Officer. With 20 years of experience, Steve specialises in using data and technology to design, deliver and execute customer centric disruptive digital solutions with a …

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Growing demand for accredited executive coaches in Saudi Arabia, report

United Arab Emirates –As more companies in Saudi Arabia invest in building effective leaders, Ashridge Executive Education reports a growing demand for third party certified Executive Coaches. An accredited Executive Coach is certified to work with leaders, executives, managers, business owners and other professionals in a senior position. Erik de Haan, the Director of Ashridge’s Centre for Coaching, says coaches …

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2017 will be a year for reshaping the way we do business, according to ‘The 2017 Economic Outlook’ discussion at Capital Club Dubai

The event, led by experts in their respective fields, highlighted key growth areas as well as challenges for the year ahead ‘The 2017 Economic Outlook’ discussion recently hosted at Capital Club, Dubai’s Premier Private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies, offered Members key insights into what to expect in the coming year regarding the region’s economy. …

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Sharjah Chamber Signs MOU with Chinese Delegation

Signed an MoU with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade yesterday. The MOU, which aim to enhance Sharjah’s ties with international trade partners, will pave the way for a unique and mutually beneficial trade …

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Finnish Walkbase IoT analytics and marketing platform opens office in Dubai and is set to strengthen its presence in the Middle East

The newly opened location will expand company’s existing office portfolio, including several offices in Europe and recently announced US presence. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Walkbase, a leading IoT analytics and marketing platform for retail, today announced the opening of its office in Dubai, UAE, resulting from a growing number of existing customer cases and ongoing discussions in the Middle …

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Musafir.com partners with Visa

​ Special offer gives travellers AED 200 off on flight bookings until 31 December 2016 To push travel e-commerce in the Middle East​ Launch of dedicated websites in Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sharjah, UAE – Musafir.com, the UAE’s first premium-experience travel website, today announced a partnership with Visa across the UAE, Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) …

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ITFC, catalyst group TIE partnership for SME Trade Development in support of Vision 2030 of Saudi Arabia

As a strategic step towards the development of the small-to-medium-sized enterprises (or “SMEs”) in Saudi Arabia, the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Catalyst Group inked an Engagement Agreement to commence ITFC’s KSA SME Program to boost the SME Trade development. Through this partnership, ITFC will be piloting a SME Trade …

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Muntajat and Total Sign Marketing Agency Agreement

Muntajat (Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company Q.J.S.C.) signed its first international agency marketing agreement with Total. The signing ceremony took place at the K Trade Fair 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany and was attended by senior representatives from Muntajat and Total. Total produces a range of polymers including polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene. With Polymers business unit offices based …

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Arab Thought Foundation Conference Kicks off in Abu Dhabi

The Arab Thought Foundation yesterday kicked off its annual conference, FIKR15, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and in partnership with the Arab League. The conference discusses “Arab Integration: The GCC and the UAE” and is being held this week at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in …

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Prince Alwaleed Joins Bill Gates in Supporting Energy Investment Fund with $50 Million

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, Chairman of Alwaleed Philanthropies, announced supporting the Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) with $50 million, through joining Bill Gates and members of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC) in their commitment to invest more than $1 billion in energy technologies. Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) is an investor-led fund that will finance emerging energy breakthroughs …

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