Three-quarters of directors say the alignment of board talent with the company’s long-term strategy is a critical challenge for their board, according to a new report released by professional services group KPMG.
Three in fi
The GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI) has signed a three-year partnership agreement Evonik, a global speciality chemicals company, in a move to develop high-performance boards in the Gulf.
Headquartered in Germany, Evonik has ma
Batelco Group, the international telecommunications group with operations across 14 countries, announced its new board of directors at the annual general meeting.
The new directors, appointed and elected at the meeting, are chairm
Foodonclick.com, a leading online food delivery portal in the UAE, has appointed Fadi Ghandour, founder, vice chair and former CEO of Aramex, to the company’s Board of Directors.
Ghandour is renowned for leading Aramex, a gl
Performance evaluation of boards of directors in the GCC region ought to be made mandatory, according to the GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI)'s third report on board practices.
Some of the other recommendations that would i
Sixty-seven per cent of chief executive officers (CEOs) in the Middle East do not believe that CEO succession planning is effectively addressed by the board, a report said.
More than 90 per cent of global directors agree that the
Kuwait Aromatics Company (Karo), a major joint venture company owning aromatics and styrene facilities in Kuwait, has named Ahmad Al-Jemaz as its new chairman of the board of directors.
Karo is a joint venture grouping Petrochemic
Smartworld, a leading next generation ICT services provider, has announced the appointment of Mohammad Abdulrahman Al Fahim as the newest member of the company’s board of directors.
Regarded as a leading professional from th
Globe Express Services (Overseas Group), one of the world’s top 100 global logistics providers, has appointed Michael C Hughes as president, chief executive officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective December 1.
Tamkeen board of directors recently held its first meeting in 2012 headed by chairman Shaikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa at its premises in Beit Al Tijjar.
The agenda included a review of the financial statements for 2011, operational pl