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Serco hires national talent to provide better citizen experience in Saudi Arabia

Serco hires national talent to provide better citizen experience in Saudi Arabia

Public services company Serco  has appointed KSA national, Nawara Al Osaimi to lead ExperienceLab in KSA as part of its plan to expand within the Kingdom and support the public sector in providing the best customer and user experience to both citizens and residents. Al Osaimi will take a leading role in expanding Serco’s ExperienceLab’s

Hesham Al-Mubaraki appointed as General Manager of Wholesale Banking at KIB

In recognition of his academic and professional competencies and his ability to successfully carry out key leadership roles, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) announced that it recently appointed Hesham Ahmad Al-Mubaraki as General Manager of Wholesale Banking, after having served as the Deputy General Manager of the Department since late 2019. In his new role, Al-Mubaraki will lead and

Launch of a new division ‘Real Estate Transaction Advisory’

Leading consulting group ValuStrat has announced the launch of a new division ‘Real Estate Transaction Advisory’ – a boutique business unit that will provide institutional clients bespoke buy-side and sell-side advisory for acquisition and disposition of real estate assets globally. The firm has been providing diverse consulting services across multiple sectors, including Strategic Advisory, Valuations, Research, Due

Microsoft’s ‘Future of Work Summit’ to empower UAE organisations navigate the hybrid world

Microsoft will be hosting the upcoming virtual summit ‘The Future of Hybrid Work’, to empower organisations and industries in navigating the future of work. The virtual summit, taking place on October 12, will drive thought leadership with a series of discussions around securing the hybrid workplace, seamlessly transitioning back to the office, and adapting to

RIT Dubai team transforms COVID-19 monitoring with AI and 4G

: A team from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dubai has won a AED 20,000 prize for developing an innovative solution that aims to combat COVID-19 social distancing violations. The prize money was earned by the team following their recent win in the FabLab UAE Innovators Competition. Second year BSc Computer Security students, Noman Sheikh

Senior UAE Economic and Trade Officials Conclude US Visit Aimed at Deepening Bilateral Cooperation

Concluding a weeklong visit to Washington, DC and key US states, a delegation of senior Emirati officials led by UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri and Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Dr. Thani Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, highlighted ways the two countries will increase cooperation across a range of sectors, including infrastructure, healthcare, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, ag-tech, and

UAE’s Leading Multi-family Office Steps Into 10th Year of Successful Operation

Established in 2012, Xanara is stepping into the 10th year of successful operations as a leading multi-family office in the UAE. With unhindered transparency at its core, Xanara has established itself as one of the most trusted wealth management companies in the region. Xanara grew out of the cataclysmic shift in private banking after the global financial crisis of 2008,

Cygnet Infotech, a leading technology company strengthens its presence in Middle East, India & Europe

 Cygnet InfoTech is a global technology company with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, India. It is one of the most trusted indirect tax solution providers. More than 130 million e-Invoices in India are generated via Cygnet Tax Tech’s Compliance Portal. It is now becoming a renowned player in the global Tax-Tech market.   Cygnet Infotech strengthened its roots in the Middle

Resilience and recovery: Africa’s complex pandemic recovery

Leading global specialist risk consultancy, Control Risks (, and Oxford Economics Africa, announced the launch of the sixth edition of their Africa Risk-Reward Index today. The Africa Risk-Reward Index is an authoritative guide for policymakers, business leaders and investors.  The report monitors developments in the investment landscape in major African markets and delivers a grounded, longer-term outlook of

BESIX delivers the Belgian Pavilion for the Dubai World Expo

BESIX Group has completed the construction of the Belgian Pavilion for the Dubai World Expo and delivered it to its client, BelExpo, the Belgian General Commission for International Exhibitions. Designed jointly by BESIX Group and the Belgian architects Vincent Callebaut and Assar, this building will showcase Belgium, its talents and its assets. Pierre Sironval, Deputy