Emex Appoints Sarah Saha as First Ever Regional CEO for MENA & APAC

Emex Appoints Sarah Saha as First Ever Regional CEO for MENA & APAC

Sarah Saha has joined Emex, the ESG and EHS software provider, as the regional CEO for MENA & APAC. Saha will take the lead in expanding the business in Middle East and North Africa, and Asia-Pacific – both key growth regions for Emex. Reporting directly into Richard Wall, global CEO, Saha will be tasked with driving the acquisition of regional partners and development and growth of the business. This will include an innovation initiative to develop the Emex range of products and services. She will also support current Emex customers in…

Driver Trett names Mustafa Gun Country Manager for Qatar and Kuwait

Driver Trett names Mustafa Gun Country Manager for Qatar and Kuwait

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Driver Trett, a Global Construction Consultancy, has appointed Mustafa Gun as the Country Manager for Qatar and Kuwait, expanding his current role into the Qatar marketplace. Mustafa has been with the Driver Trett business in the Middle East for over 5 years, spending the last year overseeing the success and growth of the Kuwait business. His extensive experience, knowledge, strategic thinking and people management skills make him the ideal person to expand into the Qatar marketplace. Mustafa has more than 15 years industry experience working for major clients, contractors…

Farnek appoints Knight to head up new hospitality division

فارنك تعين البريطاني والتر نايت مديراً لقسم الضيافة الجديد للشركة

Renowned Dubai hotelier Walter Knight to launch new hospitality vertical at leading UAE Facility Management company     Leading UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company Farnek has appointed British national Walter Knight as director of its new hospitality division. Knight will be responsible for structuring and developing a new fully functioning hospitality division, which will provide a comprehensive range of outsourced or third party services. Quite apart from concierge services, housekeeping, property operations, maintenance, energy consultancy (POMEC) and security, Farnek will manage central reservations and front office services. Talking…

GEMS schools join forces in new First Royal Alliance to enhance the quality of education for students

مسودة تلقائية

·      FirstPoint School and Royal Dubai School pool resources and share best practice ·      Schools will still continue to operate as individual institutions on their separate sites ·      The First Royal Alliance to launch at beginning of next academic year in September  Two leading GEMS Education schools are creating an exciting new alliance from September to further enhance the quality of all-round education for all their students. The First Royal Alliance will be formed for the next academic year between GEMS FirstPoint School – The Villa (FPS), and GEMS Royal…

Fujairah Social and Cultural Association and KASHKHA  Recognise Five Extraordinary Emirati Women

جمعية الفجيرة الاجتماعية والثقافية وكشخة تكرمان خمس نساء

Following incredible achievements and unwavering devotion to social causes, five extraordinary Emirati women were recognised today by the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association & KASHKHA Excellence Award at a special ceremony held in Fujairah. The winners include Wafa Ahmed Rashid Khamis Ali Al-Khadim Al-Antli, Aisha Abdullah Saif al-Kaabi, Halima Muhammad Ali Abdullah Al-Yamahi, Ghada Mahmoud Abdul Ahlla Mohamed Alzaabi and Maryam Ali Abdullah Makhlouf. KASHKHA, a leading modest fashion brand, and the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association, have joined hands to recognise and honour women who are making a valuable…

SmartStream Hires Asset Servicing Expert Neil Sheppard to Lead the Growth of its Corporate Actions Business

SmartStream Hires Asset Servicing Expert Neil Sheppard to Lead the Growth of its Corporate Actions Business

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider today announce the appointment of Neil Sheppard as Global Head of Business Development for TLM Corporate Actions solutions and services. Sheppard will focus on expanding the firm’s presence in the asset servicing sector. Bringing over 30 years of experience, he will help to accelerate the business’ growth strategy. Neil’s recent Fintech experience was as Managing Director at FIS’ XSP where he handled the Sungard acquisition in 2012. Prior to that he was Product and Business Development Director at…

 GM Middle East Celebrates its ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion on International Women’s Day

’جنرال موتورز الشرق الأوسط‘ تحتفي بالتزامها الدائم بالتنوّع والتكامل

General Motors continues its aspiration to be the most inclusive company in the world, putting its team at the heart of business success More than 370 women currently hold key roles across GM’s regional dealership network and regional offices, complementing the company’s already strong female representation across its own workforce Thanks to a strategic partnership with Stanford University, the global automaker continues to empower the next generation by bringing The Women in Data Science virtual conference to Dubai, UAE, it’s first edition in the Middle East. General Motors Africa and…

launch Taa Marbouta to tackle female mentorship shortage in PR

اطلاق برنامج “تاء مربوطة” لمعالجة أزمة الإرشاد النسائي

Her Excellency, Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany appeared as the launch’s Guests of Honour. The free-for-all mentorship programme seeks to help young women break the professional barriers that hold them back. The programme is backed by an impressive partner ecosystem, including Google, GEMS Education, Volkswagen, Twitter, Arab International Women’s Forum, She Is Arab, and more. Creative and communications were brought to life by founding partner Memac Ogilvy. The programme is calling for mentees from the PR industry and mentors from PR and related industries to apply. PRCA MENA, Global Women in PR…

Government and private sector entities must provide support

مبادرة “قوة التمكين” لدعم التوازن بين الجنسين في القطاع البحري

Effat Mostafa: Government and private sector entities must provide support to achieve gender parity in the maritime sector On the occasion of International Women’s Day, in line with numerous efforts, IMO and WISTA International’s Focus Group Africa organized at the Women in Leadership; Effective Mentoring in Shipping webinar. As part of an esteemed panel, Effat Mostafa, Executive Director at Tactics Creative Communication, Managing Editor of Marasi News and Communications Head of AWIMA shed light on various aspects concerning the role of women in the industry. She also launched the ‘Power…

KPMG Survey: Saudi Female Business Leaders Poised for Growth

القيادات النسائية في السعودية مستعدات لتحقيق النمو

International Women’s Day Survey covered 675 female leaders from 52 countries 47% of Saudi female leaders do not expect Covid-19 to slow down progress on diversity and inclusion 92% of global and 80% of Saudi female leaders say we are still a long way from gender diverse boards and management teams  KPMG’s Female Leaders Outlook 2020 is being published in Saudi Arabia for the first time. The survey, conducted in 2020, covers 675 female leaders from 52 countries, including 25 from Saudi Arabia. The initial results of the survey were…