Branson to address top UAE executives at du forum
Dubai, March 13, 2014
Serial entrepreneur and social activist Sir Richard Branson will address CEOs and top executives from the UAE at a du forum on leadership and entrepreneurship.
Du’s CEO Forum 2014, unter the theme ‘Innovation Odyssey,’ will take place on March 24 in Dubai.
The key topics will be innovation – focusing on leadership and entrepreneurship, people and giving back to the community and will draw from Branson’s experiences in business and life.
Osman Sultan, CEO, said: “It gives me great pleasure to announce our fifth CEO Forum, a premier event for CEOs and top executives that has grown in stature by leaps and bounds since the time we started it four years back.
“During our lifetime, there are very few global business leaders in the league of Sir Richard Branson who excel in ‘disruptive’ strategic thinking and in making a tangible difference to the society we live in, and I look forward to welcoming him as the speaker to this edition of our upcoming business event.”
Branson started his first business venture at the age of 16 with a magazine called The Student, and since then, he has Virgin Records in 1973. The Virgin Group now holds more than 200 companies in more than 30 countries.
He has also expanded his business to include a train company, a luxury game preserve, a mobile phone company and a space-tourism company, Virgin Galactic. - TradeArabia News Service