The Board of Directors and Advisory Board of the Dubai International Chamber approved
Mohammed bin Rashid: Creating a new model for the International Chamber of Commerce aimed at supporting our international partners
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, approved the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of the Dubai World Chamber, in order to enhance partnership with international companies, facilitate their operational, production and administrative operations, listen to their proposals, support promising and new development ideas that they present, and support Its successes are a consolidation of Dubai’s model as a reliable enabler for business from all over the world and a preferred destination for international companies, and to enhance Dubai’s position as a global capital for trade and business, through the opportunities and facilities it provides for the flow of global trade, and as a global logistics center with its ports and airports, in addition to having one of the best flexible and attractive environments companies and catalysts for business, innovation, expansion and growth globally.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, "The restructuring of the Dubai Chamber and the creation of the Chamber of World Trade is a new model aimed at supporting our international partners on whom we are betting," adding: "We expect the members of the Chamber to actively participate in the implementation of the Dubai Foreign Trade Plan, which targets Raising the value of our trade with the world to two trillion dirhams within 5 years.”
His Highness added, in a tweet on Twitter yesterday: "Today we approved the members of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board of the Dubai International Chamber, the third chamber of commerce within the Dubai Chambers after its restructuring. global...and building a network of renewed global economic relations for it.”
The new structure
The new structure
The new structure of the Dubai International Chamber, with its multidisciplinary board of directors and its diverse and expanding advisory board, which includes regional and global names from different nationalities in the world of international trade and business, contributes to the consolidation of Dubai's unique model as a global business complex based on effective partnership with international companies, pioneering and innovative business ideas and entrepreneurs .
The plurality of representation of companies and business sectors in the Dubai International Chamber’s advisory council also achieves maintaining Dubai’s position as a preferred destination for projects looking for an integrated and advanced business environment that provides the latest infrastructure, clear legislation and the best flexible facilities that shape the future of new work patterns, and accelerate the recovery of the global economy from a pandemic. COVID-19” and designs the next generation of strategic partnerships with business sectors.
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Dubai International Chamber includes, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dubai Chamber International, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, and the membership of each of the Director General of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Helal Saeed Al Marri, and the Regional CEO of HSBC in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, Stephen Moss, and Partner Managing Director for the Middle East at McKinsey, Ghassan Al-Kebsi, CEO of Middle East and Africa at Accor Hospitality, Mark Willis, and CEO of KPMG Lower Gulf Limited, a subsidiary of KPMG, Nader Haffar Dr. Habib Al Mulla, Chairman and CEO of the Middle East and North Africa Region at Nestlé, Remy Eagle, Executive Chairman of Baker & Mackenzie Habib Al Mulla, and Senior Vice President, President and CEO of International Markets at General Electric. Middle East and North Africa, Nabil Habayeb, Executive Vice President of Unilever for the Middle East, North Africa and TurkeyRussia, Belarus and Ukraine, Sanjiv Kakar.
The Board of Directors also includes, President of the Middle East and North Africa Group, and CEO - UAE at Citi Banking Group, Elissar Farah Antonios, and Partner in Global Government Strategies and Compliance at Fragomen, Julia Onslow-Cole, and CNN Head of Global Business Operations. Anuj Ranjan, Rani Ramzi Raad, Managing Partner and CEO for South Asia and the Middle East at Brookfield, Anuj Ranjan, Founder and CEO of Denovo Corporate Consulting, Mai Nasrallah Merville, Managing Director of Cisco Gulf Region, Shukri Eid, and Managing Director General Hewlett-Packard Enterprise-UAE, Ahmed Al Khilafi, and Rola Abu Manna, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank of the Emirates.
The Advisory Board of the Dubai International Chamber also includes the Executive Chairman of the Alshaya Group, Mohammed Al-Shaya, the Chairman of the Al-Janabi Group, Saad Assem Aboud Al-Janabi, the President of Emirates Airlines, Tim Clark, and the Managing Director of Siemens Energy in the Middle East and the United Arab Emirates. Dietmar Siersdorfer, Regional CEO of Starcom in the Middle East and North Africa, Rasha Makarem, President of Henkel in India, Middle East and Africa, Ashraf Al-Afifi, CEO of Consolidated Contractors Company, Samer Khoury, and CEO of Cigna in the Middle East Middle East and North Africa, Jerome Drusch, Raja Trad, CEO of Publicis Group Middle East, Chairman of Aster DM Healthcare Group, Azad Moopen, President and CEO of Edelman, Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman PepsiCo» in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, Eugene Willemsen, Co-Founder and PresidentOrkham Technologies Co-CEO, Zev Aviram.
The board also includes Saeed Mansour Al Awar, Co-President of the Middle East and Director of the UAE Office at Rothschild & Partners, Dr. Alim Marcus, Chairman and CEO of Maspion Group, Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalization and Development at Oxford University, and President Board of Directors, CEO and Owner of Landrys, Tilman Fertita, Global President of Avaya, Nidal Ramez Abu Latif, President of BCW Middle East, Sunil John, President of Schneider Electric Middle East and Africa, Casper Herzberg Norm Gilsdorf, President of Honeywell in Russia, Central Asia and the Middle East, and Nicholas MacLean, Managing Director of CBRE Middle East.
The advisory board also includes Tariq Rizk, president of the Middle East and North Africa at Schlumberger, CEO of dmg events, Jeffrey Dickinson, and vice president for the Middle East at BASF, Ado Younger. Ahmed Daaleh, Managing Director and Head of Global Banking for the Middle East and North Africa at UBS, Michael Kleanes, Chairman and CEO of Landmark Group, Renuka Jagtiani, and Senior Vice President For the Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey at Dell, Muhammad Amin, President of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Bernard Dunn, President of Barclays Banking in the Middle East and North Africa, Khaled Al-Dabbagh, and Head of the Eastern Hemisphere at Dell Halliburton, Joe Rainey.
Sultan bin Sulayem said, "The Chamber's action plan seeks to achieve the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in consolidating Dubai's position as a global capital of trade, and in promoting Dubai's model in quality partnerships with international companies and new economy activities, by achieving more economic openness. Targeting new global markets, supporting transnational national companies, enhancing their expansion plans in the target markets, and supporting their steps to reach globalization.
Bin Sulayem focused on the role of the Dubai International Chamber in working within deliberate plans to strengthen strategic partnerships and continuous interaction with international companies and encourage them, investors, entrepreneurs and talents to join the thriving business community in Dubai, as a home of opportunities, through an integrated system that ensures the continued creation of The investment and legislative environment that stimulates business and trade, in addition to the facilities and quality advantages.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, during the fourth meeting of the Dubai Council on March 23, 2021, directed the development of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce with a new vision. The emirate’s ambitions and new economic trends, in light of the efforts aimed at consolidating Dubai’s position in the arena of the global digital economy, and consolidating the presence of companies operating in it on an international scale, in addition to supporting the optimal representation of the interests of international companies based in Dubai.
Deputy Head of State:
Deputy Head of State:
• "We expect the members of the Chamber to actively participate in the implementation of the Dubai Foreign Trade Plan, to raise our trade with the world to two trillion dirhams within 5 years."
• «The Chamber's goal is to consolidate Dubai's position as a gateway to the global trade movement, and to build a network of renewed global economic relations for it».
Dubai International Chamber's objectives
Dubai International Chamber's objectives
The objectives of the Dubai International Chamber include consolidating Dubai’s position as a major center for global trade and international companies and investments, and enhancing its position as the preferred place for global companies to be their regional headquarters, as well as attracting companies of an international nature, businessmen, global investors, heads and managers of new global companies, and supporting and enabling local companies to expand its business in new markets.
The Chamber’s objectives also include setting incentive programs for international companies and listening to their proposals through the Chamber’s members in coordination with the concerned authorities in the emirate, providing support to them and facilitating international trade services, in addition to proposing solutions to policy makers from international companies to support Dubai’s economy and developing legislation on international investment and legislation Tax and workforce in the private sector after surveying the opinions of members of the Chamber to identify their most prominent suggestions that facilitate the practice of business and trade in the Emirate.
The urgent tasks of the Dubai International Chamber include keeping pace with the new economic agenda of the Dubai government to focus on new global markets, in addition to covering 30 of Dubai’s priority markets with innovative promotion programs, and consolidating Dubai’s position as a preferred regional headquarters for international companies by developing and implementing a clear action plan to achieve this goal. Supporting and enabling family and local businesses in Dubai to expand their businesses and reach the world, and contribute to attracting new international companies to the main business sectors in Dubai.
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