Top Gulf leaders to speak at Forbes Global Ceo Conference in Dubai
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, September 24 - 2012 at 12:09
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His Royal Highness 'HRH' Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, a leading Saudi businessman and member of the Forbes Billionaire List, His Excellency Mohammed Al Shaibani, Director General of His Highness The Ruler's Court, Government of Dubai and CEO and Executive Director of the Investment Corporation of Dubai, and Her Excellency Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State, are among the latest speakers who will join a cast of prominent global policy and business leaders at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Dubai this October 21-23, 2012.
On the following day, HRH Prince Alwaleed, Chairman of Kingdom Holding, will join Steve Forbes in a special dialogue to exchange views on the world economy and investment prospects.
Her Excellency Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimy, who is Chairperson of Dubai Cares, will participate in a panel discussion on philanthropy and social responsibility.
Other UAE Ministers speaking at the conference include His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs, who will join the opening panel on the global economy, and Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister for Foreign Trade, who will be speaking on leadership in the closing panel of the conference.
High-profile UAE-based business leaders who recently confirmed to speak at the conference include H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of Abdulla Al Ghurair Group and CEO of Mashreq Group and Ahmad Bin Byat, CEO of Dubai Holding.
Others from the UAE also include H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, Arif Masood Naqvi, Group CEO of Abraaj Capital and Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group.
Other distinguished panelists from around the world include Dhanin Chearavanont, Chairman and CEO, Charoen Pokphand Group, Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS, Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Chairman and CEO, WL Ross & Co., Liang Xinjun, Vice Chairman and CEO, Fosun International, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairman and MD, Biocon Ltd., Malvinder Mohan Singh, Executive Chairman, Fortis Healthcare, Ken Hu, CEO and Deputy Chairman, Huawei Technologies, Teresita Sy-Coson, Vice Chairperson, SM Investments Corporation, Lindsay Fox, Founder, Linfox, and Xiang Wenbo, President, Sany Heavy Industry.
Now in its 12th year, the annual Forbes Global CEO Conference serves as a platform for some 400 influential CEOs, tycoons, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders to exchange insights and build relationships.
Under the theme of 'The Race Ahead', this year's conference will examine how we can face critical challenges in the global competition for prosperity. Panels will analyze the state of the world economy and debate the best approaches for success in global business.
Sessions will also highlight the latest trends in sectors such as finance, technology, energy and commodities, the business of sports and philanthropy, as well as the economic and investment opportunities in emerging markets.
The Forbes Global CEO Conference is hosted by the Government of Dubai and facilitated by Falcon & Associates, with the support of corporate sponsors including Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Enshaa, Kele Contracting, Royal Falcon Fleet and Weber Shandwick.
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