Book marks UAE-based Indian business leaders
Dubai, February 27, 2014
A one of its kind book highlighting the life and times of next-generation Indian business leaders based in the UAE was launched recently at a ceremony at Ritz Carlton DIFC in Dubai.
The fifth in a series of books on Indian and Asian pacesetters, trendsetters and achievers, Gen Next Indians has been published by Xponent Media, a company specialising in coffee table books, commemorative times and contract publishing.
The 206-page glossy book has profiled 25 business leaders from across a broad spectrum of economic fields.
Speaking on the occasion, Mirza Al Sayegh, who served as the UAE Consul General in Mumbai in the 1970s, said these young individuals, armed with good education and supported by their visionary and encouraging families, have to come up to the high expectations in terms of their performance and achievements.
These individuals got inspired and motivated with their elders and they in turn will inspire in the coming generations, he said, adding every organisation counts on Next Generation leaders to move up the success ladder.
Indian Ambassador to the UAE T P Seetharam said India is one of the top investors in the UAE. The two-way trade between the two countries reached a record high of $75 billion during 2012-2013.
Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the strategic role played by Indian businessmen can be seen across various economic sectors of Dubai as they engage into very productive activities and make use of the emirate’s status of an East meets West destination, adding that the Indian businessmen have many success stories to share with the world.
He said that Dubai Chamber facilitates Indian companies to further their business interests in the region and beyond by offering world-class services including business networking opportunities and by opening up new emerging markets for them to explore and reach out to clients in promising economies of the world.
Meraj Rizvi, managing director of Xponent Media and publisher of Gen Next Indians, said the relatively young and brightest minds on the business landscape, featured in the book, has all the qualities of being the Gen Next business leaders.
Gen Next Indians took about a year to materialize and features 25 young business leaders from a broad spectrum of industries and business entities in the private sector.
Those featured in the book were later felicitated at the ceremony and presented with trophies. The book will be available in selected book stores across the UAE soon. – TradeArabia News Service