Ghosn is the CEO of both Nissan Motor and Renault, and the chairman of the Renault-Nissan- Mitsubishi Alliance.
Eager collectors participated from 25 different countries, with a reported 25% of customers new to Sotheby's.
While more than $600 billion of cryptocurrency wealth has been wiped out in the last several months, the man who facilitates a big chunk of the nation’s
Over 50% of the world's consumers are today concerned about having their credit cards hacked and identities stolen by online criminals, with 77% of them
An improving global economy has seen the number of ultra-wealthy individuals rise significantly in recent years. So, where are the region’s rich
With global regulatory reform and compliance systems largely in place and the surge in regulatory change stabilizing, global banks are redirecting their focus
The e-commerce giant chose New York’s Long Island City and northern Virginia’s Crystal City as the victors of its nationwide search for its HQ2.
IBM’s Middle East and Africa head Takreem El-Tohamy is steering the firm to focus on emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.
In Dubai, a city enamored with tech and innovation, Mastercard’s president for the Middle East and Africa Raghu Malhotra often hears people sing the praises of
The deal would allow the former to enter the highly competitive coffee retailing market- an area that the company did not have a presence in.
Although electric vehicles still represent a miniscule percentage of global car sales, automotive giants are pledging significant investments in them.
The Luxury Closet founder Kunal Kapoor built one of the biggest online marketplaces for pre-owned luxury goods in the Middle East, thanks to $18.7 million in
Smart capital is a well known in investment and startup ecosystems. When a founder takes smart capital they are not just taking money. They are betting that
We draw a comparison about the returns that an investment in Apple’s share could have given instead of spending the same or similar amount of money on
From raising funds to winning awards, here are female entrepreneurs and innovators with ties to MENA who stood out in the last 12 months.
Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, is leading the U.A.E.’s cultural diplomacy efforts as she looks to alter the lens with which the
Facing digital disruption, Australian expat Donna Benton successfully transformed her Dubai-based coupon business, the Entertainer, into a mobile app.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East’s head Yu Tao has painstakingly built the company’s profile in the region. Now, he is looking to
J.P. Morgan’s Middle East chief and global head of corporate banking Sjoerd Leenart is positioning the bank to reap new business in Saudi Arabia, as deals in
Feras Fayyad turned heads with Last Men in Aleppo, earning him an Oscar nomination for best documentary feature. The Syrian filmmaker is now finishing his next
t’s a late afternoon in June and Amr Waked has just returned from his Spanish lessons—part of his new daily routine in Barcelona. The 45-year-old Egyptian
Lebanon’s Reem Acra, who built a fashion house in New York and achieved global renown, is now devoting some of her time to support the Middle East’s promising
In a landmark move, the UAE announced that it will grant 10-year visas to investors and specialists in an effort to improve the country’s economic
Every day as Georges Hage walks into his office, he’s greeted with a reminder of what he’s expected to achieve as CEO of the Contracting and Trading Group,
Many Indian businessmen in the Gulf have cashed in on Indian expats’ love for gold, leading to successful jewelry businesses.
As head of one of the largest automobile dealers in the region, Ashok Khanna is opening new avenues for Al Tayer Motors in the UAE.
Babani has been a part of Eros Group's growth story since 1981 and navigated it through its best and worse times.
Yogesh Mehta painstakingly built Petrochem to become a billion dollar firm and is now preparing to hand the lead to his only son now.
Moving away from his family business, Hariri is building Vero after he noticed a gap in social media networks.
In a rare interview, Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair, the 88-year-old patriarch of one of Dubai’s storied merchant families recently agreed to talk to Forbes
Amal Al Marri and Deem Albassam were among the first to bring food trucks to Dubai, turning Salt into a fixture in the U.A.E.’s culinary scene.
An ex-Careem employee, Kandil and his team are making commuting easy in traffic clogged streets of Cairo.
Ray Dargham is on Forbes Middle East's inaugural list of the Arab 30 Under 30 2018. He runs Step Group, including online media outlets Stepfeed & Yallafeed.
Closing the gap for SME finance, Craig Moore's peer-to-peer lending has risen in popularity.
It built an online billing platform, but in a country where people pay their bills in person and in cash.
Mario Spangenberg is a believer in the power of time—from his meticulous collecting of antique pocket clocks, to his role in leading an evolution for one of
In-between classes, college friends Ahmad Alzaini and Mosab Al Othmani often met at coffee shops around Dhahran, Saudi Arabia to discuss ideas for a startup.
Even a veteran corporate man like Abdulrahman Al Thehaiban admits the recent rise of cloud computing came as a bit of a shock—and as Oracle’s top executive
Microsoft was long known for founder Bill Gate’s vision of “a computer on every desk and in every home”. Today the software company can be said to have played
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