Mary Sophia

ARTICLES

1 year ago

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi To Step Down After 12 Years As CEO

PepsiCo CEO and its first female chief executive Indra Nooyi is stepping down from her role as the CEO, the company said in a statement. Nooyi, 62, will step down on October 3rd after completing 24...
1 year ago

Will the US-China Trade War Impact The Middle East?

Less than a week ago, the US brought into effect 25% tariffs on Chinese exports worth $34 billion. Beijing responded by levying an equal amount on American exports to China, escalating a rift between...
1 year ago

Saudi Arabia’s PIF Takes 15.2% Stake In ACWA Power

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund has acquired a 15.2% stake in power generation firm ACWA Power, the companies said in a joint statement. PIF’s latest investment will...
1 year ago

Roger Federer Ends Nike Partnership For A $300 Million Deal With Retailer Uniqlo

Tennis legend Roger Federer has ended a decades long partnership with sporting apparel brand Nike and has signed on with a Japanese retailer Uniqlo. The change in partnership was informally revealed...
1 year ago

Only 53% Of UAE Users Password-Protect Their Phones

With a high smartphone penetration rate, mobile phone is an integral part of UAE residents’ lives as they use it for banking, shopping and communication. However, a recent survey indicated that these...
1 year ago

More Than 120,000 Women Apply For Driving License In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry revealed that more than 120,000 women had applied for a driving license after female drivers received a nod to begin driving. Women drivers in the Kingdom marked...
1 year ago

Good News For Female Managers As Saudi Arabia Celebrates First Day Of Driving For Women

As clock struck 12, women drivers across the Kingdom took the wheel as a long-awaited decades long ban on females driving came to an end on June 24, 2018. One of the most prominent women driver was...
1 year ago

Cleartrip Acquires Saudi Online Travel Firm Flyin As It Eyes Growth In The GCC

Travel booking firm Cleartrip has acquired Saudi Arabia-based online travel aggregator Flyin as it looks to further consolidate its market presence within its focus markets. Although the deal value...