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dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa boosts team strength ahead of design & hospitality launches


Tony Crinion & Ray Tinston join growth divisions as leading international exhibitions company plans further expansion. dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, has announced the recruitment of two high-profile senior executives as it looks to drive greater growth in its successful Design and Hospitality divisions. Tony Crinion has been welcomed as Portfolio Director …

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GE appoints Joseph Anis as President & CEO for Power Services in the Middle East & Africa


Dubai, UAE – GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. Anis as President and Chief Executive Officer for its Power Services business for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). His appointment follows the move of Azeez Mohammed, who takes on a new role as CEO for GE Energy Connection’s Power Conversion unit based in Paris. Power Services …

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UAE-based Djembe Communications Further Expands Footprint in Africa

Djembe's Managing Director, Mitchell Prathe

Regional Expansion Across Africa with New Wholly Owned Offices in Ghana and Morocco and Near-term Plans for an Office in Mauritius Received key Industry Accolades including Hermes Creative Awards, In2 SABRE Awards and Premios Lusos Awards Shortlisted by The Holmes Report 2016 EMEA Consultancies of the Year in the Category ‘Africa Consultancy of the Year’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates: – …

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Commvault appoints Christian Lang as Vice President Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa


— Industry veteran brings 26 years experience in technology solutions to Commvault to drive continued growth and expansion of the company’s EMEA business — Reading, U.K. – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in data protection and information management, has announced the appointment of Christian Lang as Vice President Sales of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Responsible for leading and …

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Gulf Petrochem partners with Kirloskar to launch specialist diesel engine oil into the Middle East & Africa

gulf petrochem

Gulf Petrochem Group and Kirloskar form strategic partnership to sell diesel engine oil in the Middle East and Africa. Specialist diesel oil able to endure the most formidable conditions. Today, Gulf Petrochem have officially partnered with Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL), part of the Kirloskar Group one of India’s largest diversified engineering conglomerates, to launch K-Oil into the Middle East …

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Cisco Predicts Middle East & Africa to have Highest Growth in IP Traffic Worldwide


The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic – the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020 Internet traffic in the MEA region in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005 Mobile data traffic in the MEA region will grow 15-fold from 2015 …

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The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

Khalid Al Rumaihi

Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East


The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange ( is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa


Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme GE (NYSE: GE) ( and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables …

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Hyundai Appoints New Head of Africa & Middle East Region


Mike Song Will Lead Regional Activities from Dubai RHQ Has 23 Years’ Experience with Hyundai Motor Company Previously Worked at Hyundai Headquarters, and in North America Carmaker Hyundai has appointed Mike Song as its new Head of Africa and Middle East Region, commencing during the second week of May. Based in the Dubai Regional Headquarters, Mr. Song will oversee operations …

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