Tuesday , 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Middle East

Booming education sector creates opportunities in Alternative Investments across the Middle East

Alternative Real Estate investments gain traction. Education sector is leading the way as an increased number of real estate investors, developers and builders seek ‘alternative investments’ to diversify their portfolios The total school age population within the five major Middle East cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo is expected to increase by over 1 million by 2020, …

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Siemens names Peter Tollkuehn Middle East Chief Technology Officer

CTO to focus on innovation projects which drive sustainable development  Tollkuehn has 25 years’ experience building R&D teams around the world  Appointment effective September 1, 2016   Siemens has appointed Peter Tollkuehn, (57) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company’s Middle East operations, and also head of the Qatar Innovation Center, effective September 1 2016. Previously Head of Technology Field …

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IDC Expands ‘IT Forum 2016’ for Tour of Middle East as Digital Transformation Takes Center Stage

International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced that the 2016 edition of its popular annual IT Forum roadshow will be expanded to include nine stops as it traverses the Middle East over the next three months. More than 1,000 IT professionals attended the five events held last year, and the global ICT research and advisory services firm is expecting that figure …

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ISG Middle East appoints Steve Ramsden as Managing Director

ISG Middle East announced today the appointment of Steve Ramsden as managing director. Ramsden will step into his new role this month, having been ISG Middle East’s general manager from February 2016. He succeeds the current managing director Alan McCready, who will be stepping down after almost eight years at the helm, to pursue other professional ventures. Ramsden said: “I …

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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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CIRS offers grant for research on mobility, displacement and forced migration in the Middle East

Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) has issued a call for proposals as part of its Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East research initiative. To encourage the collection of data and the study of the topic, CIRS is offering a grant of up to US$25,000 to support fieldwork, research, and analysis. It …

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Minimal Brexit Impact expected in the Middle East

As many come to terms with the result of the June 23, 2016, British referendum to leave the European Union, many are considering whether there may be a ripple effect as far away as the Middle East. With clients approaching Hamish Walton, Head of Corporate, Middle East, King & Wood Mallesons, for advice on repercussions of the decision, the lawyer …

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Middle East Region’s Largest Banking Technology Summit Will Get Underway In September

A month from now, the largest banking technology and innovation summit gets underway in the city. Organized by Expotrade, the sixth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit will be held on 5th and 6th September 2016 at Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Focusing on the latest banking techniques and innovations impacting the Middle East region’s banking sector, the summit will …

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Ericsson region Middle East appoints network and technology Leaders to its leadership team

As part of the recent structural changes to strengthen strategy execution to drive growth and profitability, Ericsson in Region Middle East announced new appointments to its Leadership Team bringing Network and Technology leaders to serve its customers in the region. The following members assumed the following responsibility as of July 1, 2016: Isil Yalcin is appointed Head of Network Products …

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Jason Whiley appointed as Director of Sales, Epson Middle East

Epson, a global innovation leader in printing, visual communications and manufacturing; has appointed Jason Whiley as Director of Sales for Epson Middle East. In his new role, Jason is responsible for defining and directing the sales strategy for Epson’s vertical markets in the Middle East region. Jason rejoins Epson having spent three years as Regional Sales Director for Giesecke and …

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