Lifetime Achievement of The Year:
Khalaf Al Habtoor, founder and chairman of the Al Habtoor Group
The consummate self-made man, Al Habtoor is a role model for the region, and chairman of one of the largest conglomerates in the Gulf. Starting in the construction industry in the 1970s, Al Habtoor later branched out into luxury hotels, cars, education, publishing and insurance. Today his company has over 40,000 employees and a turnover of billions of dollars.
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