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Bosch picks Hartung as new CEO to tackle industry transformation

Bosch’s long-time chief financial officer Stefan Asenkerschbaumer will become supervisory board chairman

What should come next for debutant board members

The first board meeting is obviously when the learning curve is steepest

Omnicom Media Group MENA appoints new CEO

Elda Choucair, who was serving as the group’s COO, will take on the role of chief executive

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution appoints new CEO

Bader Saeed Al Lamki will commence his role on May 27, 2021

Ooredoo Oman appoints its first female CEO

Noor Al Sulaiti, who will replace Ian Dench, previously led Ooredoo unit Starlink

Dubai’s Aramex appoints Othman Aljeda as CEO

Aljeda replaces Bashar Obeid who submitted his resignation to the board on April 29

Dubai’s Hala appoints new CEO

Basil Hovakeemian replaces Clemence Dutertre who has become vice president of marketing for Careem

Publicis Groupe appoints Bassel Kakish as CEO for Middle East and Turkey

Kakish will continue to be based in Dubai and report to the executive chairman

Aramco aims to partner with China on blue hydrogen, CEO says

Aramco is looking to work with China on blue hydrogen and ammonia, synthetic fuels and carbon capture utilization and storage

Dubai’s DAFZA appoints Marius Ciavola as CEO of Tradeling

Ciavola was the chief operating officer of Tradeling and played a pivotal part in setting up the company

How to best shape board CEO search committees

Designating a distinct committee of the board to manage chief executive search offers many advantages

Saudi diary company Almarai appoints new CEO

Abdullah Al Bader was the executive vice president of Almarai’s bakery business since 2015

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala mulling IPO of Yahsat, says CEO-designate

Yahsat provides integrated satellite communications solutions to over 150 countries

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CEO of Dubai contractor Arabtec resigns amidst its ongoing liquidation

Wail Farsakh was appointed to the role in April 2020

Jeff Bezos to step down as CEO of Amazon

He will hand day-to-day control to Andy Jassy, his longtime head of Amazon Web Services

Saudi firms replace CEOs at rapid pace in fourth quarter

Key leadership positions have been reshuffled

MBC Group reappoints Sam Barnett as CEO

Marc Antoine d’Halluin, who spent a year as group CEO at MBC, has now been appointed as a board advisor

Natixis replaces Saudi Arabian CEO after six months in the role

International banks have been expanding in Saudi as the country embarks on a plan to diversify its economy beyond oil

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Dubai developer Nakheel appoints new CEO

Naaman Atallah, the former CEO of Piramal Realty in India, has been appointed to the role

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Nestlé appoints new chairman and CEO for MENA region

Remy Ejel, who has been with the company for over 20 years, has been appointed to the role

UAE telecom operator du appoints new acting CEO, managing director

Du has appointed Fahad Al Hassawi as its acting CEO

Abu Dhabi insurance company Daman appoints new CEO

Al Mehyas has been leading the company following a major reorganisation last year

General Views of Dubai Financial Market

Dubai Financial Market appoints new CEO, reports 21% rise in H1 profit

The DFM attracted 1,718 new investors during the first half of the year

UAE’s Agthia Group appoints new CEO

Alan Smith succeeds Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, acting CEO of the group

Abraaj ex-CEO’s alleged theft cost the firm $385m – liquidators

Naqvi is one of six former Abraaj executives who face charges stemming from the private equity’s firm’s 2018 collapse

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank CEO Manna resigns after a year on job

The bank’s chief operating officer, Sandeep Chouhan, has been appointed acting CEO

Dubai developer Nakheel cuts salaries by up to 50%, CEO steps down

The salary cuts range from 30 per cent to 50 per cent for employees earning above Dhs4,000

Dubai’s Damas Jewellery appoints new chairman and CEO

Perramond replaces Damas’ first female CEO, Asil Attar, who was appointed to the role in February last year

UAE pharma Julphar resumes exports to Saudi after suspension

The kingdom banned Julphar’s products in September 2018 for failing to meet regional standards

Dubai-based construction company Arabtec appoints new group CEO

Wail Farsakh takes over the new role from Peter Pollard