Top 100 CEOs In The
Middle East 2022

53. Arif Amiri

Designation: CEO
Company: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Country: U.A.E.
Nationality: Emirati
Sector: Free Zone

Amiri assumed his current position at DIFC in 2015, having joined the company as Deputy CEO in 2014. DIFC recorded 996 company registrations in 2021, its highest recorded in a single year, and an increase of 36% compared to 2020. Its revenues increased by 16% in 2021 to hit $244.2 million, the highest in its history, surpassing pre-pandemic levels.