DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dubai is an oasis of pure innovation, led by the authentic revolutionary vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Dubai aims to become the most innovative city by 2021.
In embracement of Dubai’s goals and mission, the Le Fonti CEO Summit has come to the UAE to discuss the topic of Leadership & Innovation: Skills and Visions for Growth. The CEO Summit, which preceded the Le Fonti 6thAnnual IAIR Awards, was highlighted by Petri Pentti – CFO of ENOC (Emirates National Oil Group) and Shadi Banna (CEO of Potential). The Summit’s discussion was moderated by financial journalist, Alessia Liparoti, and took place in the exquisite venue, The Palace Downtown Dubai.
The Le Fonti IAIR Awards have historically been a platform for highlighting industry excellence, show casing leaders in the fields of banking, business, economics, finance, sustainability, law, healthcare, insurance and e-commerce since 2011. On December 15th, 2016, Dubai’s corporate stars aligned for a magnificent occasion, directly after the interactive CEO Summit tookplace, the Le Fonti 6th Annual IAIR Awards commenced celebrating this years’ corporate leaders across an array of different industries.
Finalists are carefully evaluated and selected based on a list of criteria including but not limited to sustainability, organization, performance, social impact, revenues, and leadership.
Among 2016 Dubai Winners, Shaikhani Group, as Company of the Year for Leadership in the Real Estate Development field for Middle East. Shaikhani Group is a multi-billion dollar international business conglomerate with diversified interests in real estate development, trading, manufacturing and IT. The multinational diversified business group maintains its headquarters in Dubai. It recently implemented a major restructuring initiative, which has allowed for a stronger market presence across 90 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Shaikhani Group achieves success through involvement of people at all levels both within and outside the organization. Shaikhani is encouraged to continuously consult, collaborate and contribute ideas encompassing all aspects of the business. Involving people is facilitated by the transparency in approach, non hierarchal structure and encouragement for innovation. By involving people it motivates Associates, enhance their sense of belonging and instill entrepreneurial spirit.