Velcro Industries, a manufacturer and innovator of hook and loop fasteners, has appointed Fraser Cameron as its president and chief executive officer.
Cameron, who was formerly its chief financial officer, succeeds Scott Filion, p
Gerald Lawless, president of Dubai-based luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, was presented with the Condé Nast ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the annual ‘Readers’ Choice Awards’ ceremony in Dubai, UAE.
Royal Jordanian Airlines’ board of directors has appointed Captain Haitham Misto as its acting president and chief executive officer with effect from October 26.
Captain Misto had been head of Flight Operations at RJ s
Wyndham Hotel Group, a leading hospitality group, has appointed Daniel Ruff as the new president and managing director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Indian Ocean regions.
In his new role, effective from November
Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life.
Iraq's president named a new prime minister to replace Nuri al-Maliki on Monday, urging him to form a broad government that can stem communal bloodshed, but it was unclear whether Maliki would bow to US and Iranian pressure to step aside.
Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history as Turkey's first directly elected head of state on Sunday, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets in a result his opponents fear heralds an increasingly authoritarian rule.
Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish politician Fouad Masoum as president of the country on Thursday, the second step in the process of forming a government.
Iraq's politicians have been in deadlock over forming a new
Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy.
The Elections Commission, known as KPU,
The UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, is in good health, his brother, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, said on Monday, after speculation on social media about his condition.
There has been speculation on social medi