Moorland Gray Sponsors Middle East Business Leadership Event

Dubai, UAE (September 10, 2014) - Moorland Gray, the largest retained executive search firm in the META region, today was guest and silver sponsor of the 2014 Middle East CEO Awards held at the Emirates Towers in Dubai.

The gala event honored 15 of the region's most respected business leaders, most notably recognizing Spark Group chairman Brigadier Abdulla Mohamed Al Mulla with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The additional winners were:

Outstanding Contribution to Business: Colm McLoughlin, Dubai Duty Free

Healthcare CEO of the Year: Ziad Makhzoumi, Fakih IVF

Real Estate CEO of the Year: His Excellency Hesham Abdullah Al Qassim, Wasl

Female CEO of the Year: Majida Ali Rashid, Dubai Land Department

Consumer Goods CEO of the Year: Omar Farid, PepsiCo

Retail CEO of the Year: Anan Fakhreddin, Damas

CEO of the Year, Law: Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout, DLA Piper

E-Commerce CEO of the Year: Ronaldo Mouchawar,

Telecoms CEO of the Year: Ahmed Mekky, GBI

Construction CEO of the Year: Bob Hope, SSH

Real Estate Borkerage CEO of the Year:Mahendra Singh, SPF Realty

Outsourcing CEO of the Year: Mahesh Shahdadpuri, TASC Outsourcing

Small Business CEO of the Year: Sarah Appleton, Mini Exchange

Young CEO of the Year: Mohammed Abdulsalam, MENA Holding


In an Arabian Business news story following the event, editor of CEO Middle East, Neil King, was quoted as saying: "Nights like this show just how high the quality of business leadership is across the Middle East, not to mention varied. Being able to recognize and celebrate the achievements of so many big names, as well as some who are making waves early in their career is a privilege for CEO Middle East, and we look forward to seeing how this group of winners will shape the business landscape in the next 12 months"

Additional event sponsors were: du, Dubai Chamber, Al Tamimi & Co and Skyline University.

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