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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/
Muhammad Mumuni is the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana. He spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign direct investment, developing trade relationships, and Ghana's political role in West Africa. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/muhammad-mumuni-minister-of-foreign-affairs-regional-integration-ghana-8788/
Raja Azlan Shah Raja Azwa is the Managing Director of Sime Darby Healthcare Group, which is wholly owned by Sime Darby, one of Malaysia's oldest and largest diversified companies. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Sime Darby Healthcare's new initiatives, the dynamics between the private and the public sector, and the challenges ahead. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/raja-azlan-managing-director-sime-darby-healthcare-group-8916/
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...
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/
Dr. Ala Atari is the CEO of Medcare Hospital, a private hospital located in Dubai. He spoke with The Prospect Group about investment opportunities in the healthcare sector in the UAE, the role of private healthcare, and how the economy has impacted the medical industry. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/ala-atari-ceo-medcare-hospital-8539/
Patricia Francis is the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the new dynamics of international trade, their influence on emerging markets, and the challenges facing exporters. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/patricia-francis-executive-director-international-trade-centre-8785/
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/
Pan African Business Forum (PABF) is planning to launch a $500 billion dollars infrastructure Pan-African Fund for development projects in Africa. The forum's mandate is to facilitate regional integration, attract FDIs and also generate a good environment for investors on the continent. Executive Chairman and Founder Ladislas Agbesi joins CNBC Africa.com to explain on their plans to launch the ground-breaking African Fund.
The world's economic landscape is changing fast, demanding fresh thinking & swift responses; This is why Africa's CEO's descended on Abidjan in Cote d' Ivoire for the fourth annual Africa CEO forum. Under the theme of New Reality, New priorities, discussions at this summit hope to be at the forefront in shaping the continent's growth. In this episode of Talk Africa,Beatrice Marshall brings you insights from some of the continent's top business and policy leaders.
Speaker: Edgar Pieterse Chair: Philipp Rode This event was recorded on 26 January 2011 in U8, Tower One Africa is the fastest urbanising region in the world, and has become the focus of increasing attention from architects and planners, academics, development agencies and urban think-tanks. Professor Edgar Pieterse argues for a new way of thinking about African cities to accompany this surge of interest and to replace traditional views of African cities as sites of absence and neglect. Rapid urbanisation along with impressive economic growth rates for much of the Continent represents an interesting moment to take stock of how academic discourses capture and animate African urbanism. Edgar Pieterse is holder of the NRF South African Research Chair in Urban Policy. He directs the African ...
Strive Masiyiwa battles corruption to empower young Africans, and is spearheading a mobile revolution. Read more here http://www.egonzehnder.com/the-focus-magazine/topics/the-focus-on-identity/interview/always-be-conscious-that-you-are-setting-a-tone-and-a-value-system.html
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/
Dr. Hage G. Geingob is the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Namibia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the new initiatives that the Ministry of Trade and Industry is involved in, the recent change in the country's investment inflows, and the role that Namibia's natural resources play in attracting foreign investments. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hage-g-geingob-minister-of-trade-and-industry-republic-of-namibia-8893/
Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi is the Vice President - Sales & Retail at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the appetite for luxury goods in the UAE today and running a family business in a globalized economy. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/mohammed-a-m-seddiqi-vp-sales-and-retail-ahmed-seddiqi-and-sons-8218/
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/
Previewing Issue 2 of Executive Focus Business Magazine as seen on http://www.executivefocusmagazine.com Featuring business and leisure articles on KPI insanity, interim management, discounting cause and effect, Africa, Scalectric and fitness training video, just to name a few. The magazine that inspires business focus and lifestyle balance. Available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/executive-focus-business-mag/id617601832?mt=8
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/
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/
Prakash Chandran is the President and CEO of Siemens Malaysia, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the energy, healthcare, industry and infrastructures & cities sectors. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the company's initiatives within these four sectors, skills development, and Malaysia's energy mix. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/prakash-chandran-president-ceo-siemens-malaysia-81109/
Panelists discuss the current state of security in eastern and central Africa, with a focus on the region’s prominent terrorist groups, as well as U.S. policy in the region and U.S. security assistance to areas of heightened conflict. Speakers Jendayi E. Frazer Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Studies Carter F. Ham President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of the United States Army J. Peter Pham Vice President for Research and Regional Initiatives and Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council Amanda J. Dory Faculty, Naval War College; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense Presider Linda Robinson Senior International Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation
http://www.weforum.org/ African frontier markets attract about 1% of global private equity flows. How can the region’s capital markets deepen and broaden? Dimensions to be addressed: - Integrating and harmonizing cross-border market regulation - Increasing long-term corporate and government bonds - Advancing initial public offering activity •Raymond McGuire, Head, Global Banking, Citi, USA. •Maria Ramos, Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Africa Group, South Africa; Global Agenda Council on Africa. •John Rwangombwa, Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Banking. •Hendrik du Toit, Chief Executive Officer, Investec Asset Management, United Kingdom. Moderated by •Matina Stevis, Africa Business Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.
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/