Previous CEOs from 2017

The following CEOs participated in our CEOx1Day project for 2017


Ahmad AlFalasi, CEO, Corporate Services and Investment, Dubai Tourism

Ahmad Khalifa AlFalasi is Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Services and Investment at Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).



Dr. Amina Al Rustamani, CEO, TECOM Group

Dr. Amina Al Rustamani is Group Chief Executive Officer of TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding, and strategic business enabler that contributes to the realisation of Dubai’s economic aspirations.



Bruce Robertson, MD, Jaguar Land Rover MENA

Bruce joined the MENA team with 22 years of experience in global sales and operational roles for Jaguar Land Rover in key markets including China, the UK and South Africa. 



Cem Tarik Yuksel, MD, Unilever Gulf

Cem T Yuksel was appointed as the Managing Director for Unilever’s Gulf operations in April 2016 and is based out of Dubai. Cem is responsible for operations across UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.



Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO, Siemens Middle East & Siemens LLC UAE


Based in the UAE, Siersdorfer joined Siemens in 1987 in Mannheim, Germany, as an electrical engineer and held various managerial positions in the Industry and Energy sectors during his tenure at the company.



Guido Ferralasco, MD, Ferrero

Ferralasco is an Italian Managing Director with 20 years of international accomplishments overseeing all commercial functions, including strategy development, sales development and marketing with in-depth analytical and strategic ability to facilitate operational and procedural planning.



Issam AbdulRahim Kazim, CEO, Dubai Tourism

Issam AbdulRahim Kazim is the CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), which was established in December 2013 as an affiliate of the Dubai Government’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).



Martin Stewart, CEO, OSN

An experienced international pay-TV professional with proven industry leadership credentials, Martin Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network.

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