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Dr. Henry Azzam is the Chairman of Deutsche Bank for the Middle East and North Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the international financial crisis, the intra-bank market, sukuk issuance and the need to create a more robust secondary market, and the current state of project finance in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/henry-azzam-chairman-middle-east-and-north-africa-deutsche-bank-8344/
Hamdi Osman is the Senior Vice President of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the logistics industry in the region is developing and the role Dubai will play in the industry and in the region. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hamdi-osman-senior-vice-president-fedex-8264/
This episode of In Focus features an interview with Dr. Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on 'Knowledge and Innovation for Africa's Transformation'. Dr. Carlos Lopes was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the eighth Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, at the level of UN Under Secretary-General, in September 2012. Dr. Lopes previously served as Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in Geneva and Director of the UN System Staff College in Turin at the level of Assistant Secretary-General from March 2007 to August 2012. Dr. Lopes has actively contributed to research on development issues. Specialized in development and strategic planning, he has authored or ...
Guy Mehula is the President (Middle East, North Africa, and the northern Mediterranean Sea border countries) of Parsons, a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. He spoke with The Prospect Group about new infrastructure development initiatives, working with the different governments in the UAE, and what is important to foreign companies deciding to come and do business in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/guy-mehula-president-mena-parsons-8414/
Jean Baptiste Bikalou is the CEO of PetroGabon, the largest distributor of gas and the second largest distributor of other refined petroleum products in Gabon. He spoke with The Prospect Group about PetroGabon's market position in the energy sector, the company's challenges, and Gabon's objective to become an emerging economy by 2025. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/jean-baptiste-bikalou-ceo-petrogabon-8846/
William E. Heinecke is the Chairman & CEO of Minor International, one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Minor's businesses, how the Chinese market is changing the landscape of the hospitality industry, and why Thailand remains an attractive investment destination. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/william-e-heinecke-chairman-ceo-minor-international-81106/
Secession debates around the world have intensified - and not least in Africa. Calls for a separate South-eastern state in Nigeria have grown louder, evoking memories of the 1967 civil war that killed around 1 million people. Also neighbouring Cameroon has seen dozens of fatalities this past week as a separatist group in the country's Anglophone belt made a symbolic declaration of independence. So what gives rise to the calls for self-rule in these countries? And have post-secession situations in Africa been ideal? Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
Salah Jaidah is the Vice Chairman MENA and Chief Country Officer in Qatar at Deutsche Bank. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the Qatari banking sector, the impact of extraneous events on the region, and the economic diversification process in Qatar. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/executivefocus/profile/salah-jaidah-vice-chairman-mena-chief-country-officer-qatar-deutsche-bank/8581/
From the creators of Radi-Aid; Meet Michael and donate your stereotypes at http://www.rustyradiator.com https://twitter.com/AfricaForNorway https://www.facebook.com/pages/Africa-for-Norway/512874142058207 We're messing with you. There's no such thing as charity actors. But in our video, did you recognize stereotypes frequently used in fundraising campaigns? Hunger and poverty is ugly, and it calls for action. However, we need to create engagement built on knowledge, not stereotypes. Why? http://www.rustyradiator.com/#why We need to change the way fundraising campaigns are communicating issues of poverty and development. This is why we are awarding creative fundraising campaigns with the Golden Radiator Award, and stereotypical campaigns with the Rusty Radiator Award. An international ju...
Samir Brikho is the Co-Chair of the UK-UAE CEO Forum and the Chief Executive of UK- based engineering, project management and consultancy company AMEC. He spoke with The Prospect Group about developing relationships between the UK and the UAE, remaining competitive in an increasingly competitive global landscape, and perceptions of the energy markets. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/samir-brikho-co-chair-uk-uae-ceo-forum-8536/
In the second year of study, Oxford Executive MBA students can choose from a range of elective modules. One of these modules is Inclusive Business in Africa, taught in Cape Town, South Africa. This module helps participants to explore how businesses, individuals and investors are using innovation, inclusivity and social responsiveness to address the reality of doing business in emerging markets, particularly in the continent of Africa. http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/emba/your-development/global-focus/oxford-executive-mba-cape-town-elective
Andreas Mattmüller is the Chief Operating Officer of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Asia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the economy has impacted the tourism industry in the UAE, current trends within the industry, and the impact of sporting events. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/andreas-mattmuller-coo-movenpick-hotels-resorts-middle-east-and-asia-8348/
Gerd Nonneman is the Dean of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the rising prominence of Qatar on the global political stage, the impact of recent political changes on regional economies, and how reactions to political upheaval differed around the region. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/gerd-nonneman-dean-georgetown-university-school-of-foreign-service-in-qatar-8439/
His Excellency Yousef Hussain Kamal is the Minister of Economy and Finance of Qatar and the Chairman of Qatar National Bank (QNB). He spoke with The Prospect Group about keeping inflation in check, Qatar's infrastructure strategy, and recent development in the banking sector. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/yousef-hussain-kamal-minister-of-economy-and-finance-qatar-8235/
Osman Sultan is the CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, also known as Du, the Dubai based telecommunications operator that created a duopoly in the UAE's telecommunications sector. He spoke with The Prospect Group about network connection within the UAE, infrastructure development, and local content creation. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/osman-sultan-ceo-du-2-8555/
Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m. The UNICEF Executive Board opened its annual session of 2014 against the backdrop of an era marked by exciting developments for children, including in Africa. To look further at the progress made on that continent, as well as to discuss what more needs to be done, members of the Executive Board gathered for a special focus session on Africa's children. Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain also spoke at the meeting, expressing the importance of bolstering efforts that promote children's rights in Africa -- and around the world. To learn more about the movement to #BringBackOurGirls in Nigeria, watch: http://youtu.be/CvgBfKU1vkU. Or read more at UNICEF Connect: http://blogs.unicef.org/tag/nigeria. For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www...
Allan W May is the Founder and Chairman of Life Science Angels, the premier angel investment group focused solely on biotechnology and medical device companies. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the challenges of angel investing, the rise of life science investment, and the paradigm shift for venture capitalists. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/allan-w-may-founder-and-chairman-life-science-angels-8862/
Surendra Kumar is the Managing Director of KAS Construction Company, a design and construction company that specializes in roadside infrastructure projects. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of further road construction throughout Oman, how the rising costs of cement will impact the industry, and the challenges that the sector is currently facing. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/surendra-kumar-managing-director-kas-construction-company-81008/
As a Director, you would be interested in USB-ED’s Africa Directors Programme, presented in association with the Old Mutual Investment Group, the Institute of Directors and INSEAD. The focus is on the director as person, the governance processes of boards and board dynamics, further equipping you to govern with purpose, confidence and skill. Furthermore, you will be able to include the successful completion thereof into a portfolio of evidence for the Chartered Director Designation. More info at http://www.usb-ed.com/Courses/Pages/Course-details.aspx?Course=Africa-Directors-Programme&CID=99®ion=South%20Africa
Sobhi A. Batterjee is the President and CEO of Saudi German Hospitals Group (SGH Group), the largest private healthcare company in the MENA region. He spoke with The Prospect Group about addressing structural deficits, the role of private healthcare providers in the UAE, and medical tourism in the Middle East. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/sobhi-a-batterjee-president-and-ceo-saudi-german-hospitals-group-8317/
Yves Manghardt is the Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Middle East, which owns and operates 17 factories and 37 offices in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Nestlé's business in the region, local dynamics in retail and distribution throughout the Middle East and evolving consumer tastes. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/yves-manghardt-chairman-and-ceo-nestle-middle-east-8297/