Solution for growth

EY has rolled out a new business model called ‘ EY Growth Solutions’, aimed at helping  midmarket companies adapt to economic changes such as VAT, diversification, digital innovation, and changing consumer sentiment Whenever there is a period of economic downturn, mid-sized companies are bound to bear the brunt of it, with direct impact on their […]

 Business with a mission

Petroleum Development Oman is at the forefront of supporting employment, education, health, cultural, social and infrastructure schemes across the length and breadth of the country.  Excerpts from an interview with Managing Director, Raoul Restucci How is PDO as a company contributing to the social and economic development of Oman and Omani people? PDO works on […]

Doing business the sustainable way

Mohammed Ali Al Farsi, GM- External Affairs & Business Development, Shell Oman Marketing, talks about how the company’s strategy that targets a wide range of initiatives to drive social awareness and contribute to the well-being of the local communities, as part of its business plan Shell Oman Marketing Company (Shell Oman) is committed to meet the […]

Caring, connecting, challenging

Greg Young, CEO of Ooredoo Oman speaks about the company’s holistic business strategy aimed at driving Oman’s economic growth and sustainable social development   How is your business model contributing to the social and economic development of Oman?   At Ooredoo, we are all about supporting and enabling human growth by making communications more rewarding, more versatile […]

Learning from best practices

Sayyid Zaki Bin Hilal Al Busaidi, CEO, Institute of Public Administration shares his thoughts on the forthcoming Euro MENA Dialogues on Public Management conference. Mayank Singh reports   Can you give us some information on the Euro MENA Dialogues on Public Management Conference? Oman will host the Euro MENA Dialogues on Public Management from October […]

Dr Hilal Al Hinai
Pushing back the frontiers   

Orpic is in the process of building one of the best integrated refining and petrochemical sites in the world. Dr Hilal Al Hinai, General Manager, Corporate Support Services talks about the current status of the projects, in an interview with Muhammed Nafie What is the current status of Orpic’s ongoing projects in Sohar to build […]

A new benchmark

Shailesh Dash, Chairman, Al Najah Education shares his views on the company’s new initiatives in Oman and the importance of doing business with a social cause. Mayank Singh reports  You are visiting Oman for the inauguration of the A’soud Global School. Can you share a few details on the school and Al Najah Education’s future […]

With an eye on future

Partnership for Development is the Sultanate’s Offset programme aimed at diversifying the national economy, strengthening the private sector and promoting human resource development and knowledge transfer in Oman, says Dr Dhafir Al Shanfari, CEO of Omani Authority for Partnership for Development, in an interview to Muhammed Nafie   In the world of defence procurement it […]

Innovate here, succeed anywhere

Alderman the Lord Mountevans, the Lord Mayor of the City of London visited Oman recently. He took time off his busy schedule to talk about the strong historical ties between Oman and the UK and collaboration opportunities in future   Lord Mayor, you have had a number of discussions with senior officials in Oman. What […]

A success story

Turkish Airlines which flies to 285 destinations in 113 countries was voted Europe’s best airline for the fifth year in a row in 2015. Chief Marketing Officer, Ahmet Olmustur, attributes this achievement to exceptional service quality and world-class products. An OER interview             Turkish Airlines reported its highest ever net profit of $1.69bn in 2015. […]

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