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Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:00 pm

Do you agree with these 12 surprising facts about entrepreneurs from Dharmesh Shah Founder and CTO at HubSpot? Read them all here >>> http://bit.ly/1Ph4B8A

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:00 am

The luxury super brand is still a dominant force for the global luxury consumer says a report by Havas Media. Read all about it here >>> http://bit.ly/1fk4FZ5

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Emiratisation should not be about getting a quota through the door or making physical space in an office’ writes Ahmad Badr for The National Business pages. Read the full story here >>> http://bit.ly/1JcGmIy

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 2:00 am

The Khaleej Times looks at the new Google CEO Sundar Pichai and other executives at Google. Read more here >>> http://bit.ly/1NdaKoQ

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 12:00 pm

Do you recognise any of these? Here are the top complaints employees have about their leaders complied by Lou Soloman for Harvard Business Review. Read more here >>> http://bit.ly/1fiVO9O

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 2:00 am

#Boyden’s Middle East and Africa Partner Athena Tavoulari examines the changing demographics in global consumers in emerging economies and fast-growth markets. Read more on our website here >>> http://bit.ly/1IW3xpj

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 12:00 pm

Noura Al Kaabi is the first MENA woman to enter LinkedIn’s Global Influencer Programme writes Jasmine Al Kuttab for the Khaleej Times – Great stuff! Read more below.

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 2:00 am

Holidaymakers are still heading to the Gulf despite unrest in the wider #MENA region writes Sarah Algethami, Staff Reporter at Gulf News. Full story below.

Sun, Aug 23, 2015 12:00 pm

This makes sense! Understanding why workplace rudeness is contagious and hurts productivity via Graham Winfrey, staff writer at Inc.com. Read more below

Sat, Aug 22, 2015 12:00 pm

Don’t give up! We all become discouraged at one time or another, but remember difficulty is #opportunity in disguise via Lolly Daskal, President and CEO at Lead from Within. Read more below.

Sat, Aug 22, 2015 12:00 pm

#Boyden are world leaders at Executive Search – our professionals are committed, results orientated and operating across the globe! Find out how we can help you here >>> http://bit.ly/1EmqgoF

Fri, Aug 21, 2015 2:00 am

#Boyden Middle East and Africa understand the luxury retail market is big business for the UAE. We are interested to learn that a panel discussion organised by the Centre for Executive Development (CED) at the University of Dubai, highlighted the importance of this sector and the need for educational programmes and specialised training courses to develop the vibrant area. Full story in The Gulf Today here >>> http://bit.ly/1Ex7WuD

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘The #UAE is the global leader in attracting migrating professionals’ says a study by LinkedIn. Read the full story by Ian Oxbrrow for the National Newspaper Business here >>> http://bit.ly/1DXqKse

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 2:00 am

Did you know #Boyden in the Middle East offers a broad range of services including #ExecutiveSearch, Board Search, Succession Planning and Consulting. Find out more here >>> http://bit.ly/1e4oW42

Wed, Aug 19, 2015 12:00 pm

The National Business brings us five talking points from the week in #UAE #business. Read more here >>> http://bit.ly/1LePhIU

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 10:32 am

At #Boyden our professionals are industry leaders, specialising in a range of topics. Read Athena Tavoulari’s white paper ‘Luxury retail trumps global GDP as investment drives talent acquisition’ here >>> http://bit.ly/1IW3xpj

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 12:00 pm

London Business School's Rahul Dhadphale on why #GCC companies should focus more on #talent #retention. Article from Entrepreneur ME Read the full story below.

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 2:00 am

Are we finally seeing a backlash against the ‘happiness’ bus asks Alison Beard for @HarvardBiz? Interesting read… For your own opinion here >>> http://bit.ly/1ME8u92 #TooMuch?

Wed, Aug 12, 2015 12:00 pm

‘No one ever became a great #leader without becoming a great communicator’… The 10 secrets of success via Entrepreneur.

Wed, Aug 12, 2015 2:00 am

#Emirates Post issues a series of new commemorative stamps to recognise major #infrastructure projects via ArabianBusiness. Full story below.

Tue, Aug 11, 2015 12:00 pm

Why can’t we all just ‘get along’ asks Steve Tobak for Entrepreneur. This article examines why #conflict is necessary to ensure #success in business. Read the full story below.

Mon, Aug 10, 2015 10:00 am

Energy in the UAE: An update on the road to Economic Development from Mohammad Sultan Janahi ArabianBusiness. Get the full story below.

Mon, Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

For #Americans looking to work abroad, #Dubai is the new #London says The National Newspaper Read the full story here >>> http://bit.ly/1IfamSy #Jobs #UAE

Sun, Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

He founded #LinkedIn from his living room, so what are Reid Hoffman's #CEOSecrets? Excellent series from BBC Business News Full story below.

Sat, Aug 8, 2015 12:00 pm

Harnessing the #talent of young #leaders in the UAE - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launches ‘Leader of 21st Century’ model writes Khaleej Times. Read more below

Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:03 am

#Boyden has professionals across the globe - #AsiaPacific #Europe #LatinAmerica #MiddleEast #Africa #NorthAmerica http://t.co/UxhRwUemrw

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:01 pm

The #UAE ranks top in the Arab world in #empowerment of women in 2014, says Arab Women Foundation writes @womena_co http://t.co/Qb9rwDzEw1

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:03 pm

#Finance… #Boyden has a global #financial network to identify the highest calibre international candidates http://t.co/BRZxl9HIFq

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:04 pm

Do you agree with these 12 surprising facts about entrepreneurs? via @danielnewmanUV http://t.co/1BBQP2KYUh

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 8:03 am

Focus on #ConsumerGoods & #Retail: #Boyden’s search teams can deliver the top candidates in an evolving market http://t.co/55oQQdyHds

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:01 am

The #luxury super brand is still a dominant force for #global luxury #consumers says a report by @HavasMedia http://t.co/LKDnCgTiO3

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 11:01 pm

Do you think you could work for #Boyden? We have #opportunities for successful #professionals across the globe http://t.co/utAjPddwNa

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 2:04 pm

Embracing failure: Lessons from history's most successful #entrepreneurs by @KarasDXB via @Entrepreneur http://t.co/U8GZlNWqnk

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 12:04 pm

#Emiratisation shouldnt be about getting a quota through the door or making physical space in an office @Ind_Insights http://t.co/dRj5J438ez

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 8:03 am

Are you in #FinancialServices? #Boyden’s search #professionals provide in-depth expertise to our global clients http://t.co/aqEZ5pQpoW

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 2:01 am

Let’s take a look at the new Google #CEO Sundar Pichai & other #executives at #Google via @khaleejtimes http://t.co/kFYduq6mS1

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 11:01 pm

Meet the team! #Boyden partner @athena1977 has a solid background in #ExecutiveSearch & is a key player internationally & locally

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 2:03 pm

#Businesses ‘slow down’ in the summer in #UAE says a new report in @khaleejtimes http://t.co/K3BAvK8903 Do you agree with the findings?

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 12:04 pm

Here are the top complaints #employees have about their #leaders complied by @HarvardBiz http://t.co/jfOlATIbc5

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 8:03 am

#Boyden’s key areas are Finance, Tech, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Board Services, Consumer & Retail, Industrial & HR http://t.co/NPExdJouIq

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 2:01 am

#Boyden’s @athena1977 examines changing demographics in global consumers in emerging economies & fast-growth markets http://t.co/QDG7zoj6q4

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 2:03 pm

"Don't compare your chapter one to someone's chapter 30." - Kent Ava http://t.co/XMcuZXsufm via @LinkedIn

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 12:03 pm

Noura Al Kaabi is first #MENA woman to enter #LinkedIn’s Global Influencer Programme via @khaleejtimes! Great stuff http://t.co/D5HaJzHN2m

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 8:03 am

The UAE is drawing more talent than anywhere else in the world. What makes it so appealing asks @LinkedIn http://t.co/KDEmwUn7Nn

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 2:01 am

#Holidaymakers are still heading to the #Gulf despite unrest in the wider #MENA region writes @gulf_news http://t.co/AWuoEyYl6k

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 12:00 am

A first: Smartphone sales dip in China

Sun, Aug 23, 2015 12:00 am

The state of manufacturing in India

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 12:00 am

Symantec to sell Veritas, focus on security

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 12:00 am

Fintech: A $5.1 billion acquisition

Sun, Aug 16, 2015 12:00 am

Debunking the mythical millennial employee

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 12:00 am

A merger of nitrogen titans

Wed, Aug 5, 2015 12:00 am

A spinoff wave building in the tech sector

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 12:00 am

Bank of America reshuffling C-suite

Thu, Jul 23, 2015 12:00 am

Jet engines could give Rolls-Royce a lift

Sun, Jul 19, 2015 12:00 am

LG displaying leadership in emerging tech

Thu, Jul 16, 2015 12:00 am

Microsoft’s M&A path leads to loss

Tue, Jul 14, 2015 12:00 am

As banking changes, Barclays CEO is out

Tue, Jun 30, 2015 12:00 am

Telecoms: Is “Wi-Fi first” next?

Sun, Jun 28, 2015 12:00 am

Renewable energy: how solar could shine

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 12:00 am

Korean innovation besting Silicon Valley

Sun, Jun 14, 2015 12:00 am

Smaller health data, bigger cost savings

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 12:00 am

Big food could learn from big chem

Sun, Jun 7, 2015 12:00 am

New leader, new directions for Samsung

Thu, May 28, 2015 12:00 am

Telecoms: Verizon on a path of disruption

Sun, May 24, 2015 12:00 am

Fintech: A revolution in the making?

Thu, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Deutsche Telekom going strong in the US

Tue, May 19, 2015 12:00 am

Telefónica inches towards a turnaround

Mon, May 11, 2015 12:00 am

Leadership Lessons from the Crucible

Wed, May 6, 2015 12:00 am

Going green: Hydrogen cars gear up again

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 12:00 am

Keeping the European economy on track

Sun, Apr 26, 2015 12:00 am

European carmakers gaining ground

Sun, Apr 19, 2015 12:00 am

A Mexican tech hub on the rise

Thu, Apr 16, 2015 12:00 am

Alcoa’s strategy shift paying off

Thu, Apr 9, 2015 12:00 am

Adidas rallies to contend with rivals

Fri, Apr 3, 2015 12:00 am

India’s Symphony: A singular success

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 12:00 am

GoDaddy IPO a bright spot in bleak market

Sun, Mar 22, 2015 12:00 am

Ecommerce titans vying for Southeast Asia

Thu, Mar 19, 2015 12:00 am

Women on boards: Germany’s new quota

Thu, Mar 12, 2015 12:00 am

China adapting to slower growth

Sun, Mar 8, 2015 12:00 am

Who will build the car of the future?

Thu, Mar 5, 2015 12:00 am

IBM executives lay out new growth strategy

Tue, Mar 3, 2015 12:00 am

For telecoms, new rules and opportunities

Sun, Mar 1, 2015 12:00 am

Luring tech talent out of tech

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 12:00 am

CEO search gets underway at Adidas

Tue, Feb 24, 2015 12:00 am

Yahoo adds Fortune editor to its ranks

Sun, Feb 22, 2015 12:00 am

India’s growth edging past China’s

Thu, Feb 19, 2015 12:00 am

European banks returning to profitability

Sun, Feb 15, 2015 12:00 am

Pfizer sees a future in biosimilars

Thu, Feb 12, 2015 12:00 am

A leaner, reorganised Siemens in the works

Tue, Feb 10, 2015 12:00 am

Consolidation and quad-play in UK telecoms

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 12:00 am

The outlook for high-speed rail in Europe

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 12:00 am

Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell hopes

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 12:00 am

German economy gathering strength

Tue, Jan 20, 2015 12:00 am

GM sees a second year of record sales

Sun, Jan 18, 2015 12:00 am

More changes afoot at Banco Santander

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 12:00 am

New CEO maps out Tesco turnaround

Tue, Jan 13, 2015 12:00 am

French tech sector in the spotlight

Sun, Dec 28, 2014 12:00 am

Executive hiring news: Airbus appoints COO

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 12:00 am

Energy sector: The E.ON transition

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 12:00 am

Apple, IBM rolling out new business apps

Sun, Dec 14, 2014 12:00 am

US prepares for transition to EMV cards

Tue, Dec 9, 2014 12:00 am

Intel strengthening ties with China

Sun, Dec 7, 2014 12:00 am

Polish firms making global push

Thu, Dec 4, 2014 12:00 am

ING launches 3-year digital push

Tue, Dec 2, 2014 12:00 am

In state of flux, HP readies for split

Sun, Nov 30, 2014 12:00 am

US cleantech: The case for carbon tax

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 12:00 am

Chinese miners dig deeper despite downturn

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 12:00 am

Global trade agreement back on track

Sun, Nov 16, 2014 12:00 am

Microsoft’s latest evolutionary leap

Thu, Nov 13, 2014 12:00 am

Taking stock of Abenomics

Thu, Nov 6, 2014 12:00 am

The deep-water ambitions of Pemex

Tue, Nov 4, 2014 12:00 am

Fiat Chrysler spinning off Ferrari

Thu, Oct 30, 2014 12:00 am

GM on the road to financial recovery

Tue, Oct 28, 2014 12:00 am

Credit Suisse thrives in third quarter

Sun, Oct 26, 2014 12:00 am

Bubbling turmoil in the global oil industry

Tue, Oct 14, 2014 12:00 am

CEO Meg Whitman taking the lead on HP split

Sun, Oct 12, 2014 12:00 am

Looking into the future of Oracle

Thu, Oct 9, 2014 12:00 am

GM on the road to redemption

Tue, Sep 23, 2014 12:00 am

Airbus streamlining defence and space unit

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 12:00 am

European banks mounting slow recovery

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 12:00 am

Bloomberg’s return to Bloomberg

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 12:00 am

A bright future for geothermal

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 12:00 am

The streamlining of Siemens under new CEO

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 12:00 am

Making cyber-security a higher priority

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 12:00 am

Can holacracy work? Zappos CEO thinks so.

Fri, Jun 27, 2014 12:00 am

Can China sustain a global lead in LEDs?

Fri, Jun 20, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. business inventories hit 6-month high

Wed, Jun 18, 2014 12:00 am

Industrial output on the rebound in India

Mon, Jun 16, 2014 12:00 am

GE, Alstom, and the art of the French deal

Wed, May 21, 2014 12:00 am

The ever-surging demand-response industry

Wed, Apr 30, 2014 12:00 am

Peugeot CEO revving up for recovery

Fri, Apr 25, 2014 12:00 am

Facebook’s foray into mobile payments

Mon, Apr 21, 2014 12:00 am

Car sales revving up in Europe

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 12:00 am

European CEOs still wary of investing

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 12:00 am

Data reveal a false sense of cyber security

Mon, Apr 7, 2014 12:00 am

The outlook for Oculus

Fri, Apr 4, 2014 12:00 am

Why recruiting a CIO keeps getting harder

Fri, Mar 28, 2014 12:00 am

New survey: American CEOs more optimistic

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 12:00 am

Scotiabank CEO’s Latin American dream

Mon, Mar 10, 2014 12:00 am

Tesla revs up to enter mass market

Wed, Feb 19, 2014 12:00 am

The road ahead for Microsoft’s new CEO

Mon, Feb 17, 2014 12:00 am

Comcast’s conquest of Time Warner Cable

Fri, Feb 7, 2014 12:00 am

The possible future of Bitcoin in New York

Mon, Jan 27, 2014 12:00 am

Lenovo picks up IBM’s server business

Mon, Jan 13, 2014 12:00 am

SA richest in Africa, but growth is slow

Mon, Jan 6, 2014 12:00 am

Boyden Houston Fourth Quarter 2013 Update

Thu, Nov 28, 2013 12:00 am

Stack ranking: A benefit or a barrier?

Sat, Nov 16, 2013 12:00 am

Big US firms bringing manufacturing home

Thu, Nov 7, 2013 12:00 am

eBay founder funds philanthropic ventures

Thu, Oct 31, 2013 12:00 am

Euro Zone recovery remains fragile

Thu, Oct 24, 2013 12:00 am

Twitter revenue soars ahead of IPO

Sat, Oct 12, 2013 12:00 am

A South American tech hub on the rise

Sun, Sep 29, 2013 12:00 am

Healthcare companies navigate M&A in Asia

Thu, Sep 26, 2013 12:00 am

JPMorgan CEO bullish on Latin America

Tue, Sep 24, 2013 12:00 am

Europeans largely blasé towards big data

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 12:00 am

Airport retail on the ascent

Sun, Aug 25, 2013 12:00 am

America’s railways, re-imagined

Thu, Aug 15, 2013 12:00 am

US auto sales peak in July

Thu, Aug 1, 2013 12:00 am

Mining rare earth minerals in Australia

Tue, Jul 30, 2013 12:00 am

Taming excellence in top executive talent

Sun, Jul 28, 2013 12:00 am

Tech start-ups blooming in the Middle East

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 12:00 am

Arab women taking the lead in tech sector

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 12:00 am

UPS names top IBM executive to board

Sun, Jul 7, 2013 12:00 am

Monsanto executive earns global food award

Sun, Jun 16, 2013 12:00 am

Interim CEO appointed to Bank of Cyprus

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 12:00 am

Brazilian oilfields emerge from quagmire

Tue, May 21, 2013 12:00 am

The bottom line on executive coaching

Tue, May 7, 2013 12:00 am

Executive hiring news: Intel’s new CEO

Thu, May 2, 2013 12:00 am

Changing times for Chile’s copper mines

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 12:00 am

Executive hiring news: Lonmin lands new CEO

Tue, Apr 9, 2013 12:00 am

Executive hiring on the rise in Australia

Thu, Mar 28, 2013 12:00 am

The outlook for executive hiring in Canada

Sun, Mar 10, 2013 12:00 am

Facebook’s newest executive search

Sun, Feb 24, 2013 12:00 am

Entrepreneurship: A bastion of the young?

Tue, Feb 5, 2013 12:00 am

Learning lessons from CEOs who stumbled

Thu, Jan 31, 2013 12:00 am

External CEO hiring reaches 17-year high

Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:00 am

The rise of the green executive

Tue, Jan 15, 2013 12:00 am

The year ahead: Business trends for 2013

Thu, Jan 3, 2013 12:00 am

Women in the boardroom: U.S. still lags

Sun, Dec 30, 2012 12:00 am

Intel executive search turning outwards

Thu, Dec 13, 2012 12:00 am

The road ahead for Yahoo CEO Melissa Mayer

Tue, Dec 4, 2012 12:00 am

New CEO raises Tech City’s profile

Tue, Nov 27, 2012 12:00 am

The new style of Gap’s executive lineup

Thu, Nov 22, 2012 12:00 am

Ford CEO staying on for another two years

Tue, Nov 20, 2012 12:00 am

Women executives unite to drive progress

Sun, Nov 18, 2012 12:00 am

Microsoft venturing into Apple territory

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 12:00 am

Visa appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Sun, Oct 7, 2012 12:00 am

Israeli women lead the biotech sector

Sun, Sep 16, 2012 12:00 am

CEO compensation unmoved by criticism

Tue, Sep 4, 2012 12:00 am

Companies shift marketing focus to PR

Sun, Sep 2, 2012 12:00 am

CEOs and the importance of going social

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 12:00 am

American CEOs loved and feared

Tue, Aug 14, 2012 12:00 am

Turnover is on the rise among hotel CEOs

Sun, Aug 12, 2012 12:00 am

More CFOs unplug for summer holidays

Thu, Aug 2, 2012 12:00 am

CIO leadership role evolving

Thu, Jul 26, 2012 12:00 am

Sony executives give up performance bonuses

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The MENA region is one of incredible diversity. With a population of over 400 million in 22 countries the juxtapositions on politics, history, religion, culture and economic fortunes are vast and well known. Older more traditional economies such as that of Egypt now sit alongside the relatively new emerging economies established on the back of crude oil and natural gas production. Whilst the GCC states have amassed considerable fortunes from the ‘black gold’ (the region holds six out ten countries with the largest proven oil reserves), it is the imagination and ambition to diversify their economies that has caught global attention.  This, coupled with relative political stability and economic reform, has led to considerable foreign interest, both in terms of financial and human capital investment.

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News Releases | Boyden's Leadership Series Features Standard Chartered's Mark Devadason

Boyden's Leadership Series features an in-depth interview with Mark Devadason, Global Head of Sustainability with Standard Chartered Bank, which operates in 71 markets with more than 90,000 employees across the globe.

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Online | Workplace Doctor: Resolve conflict by getting to the heart of the matter

I dislike conflict but when you are managing a team of 30, there is a lot of it. I am challenged on a daily basis by the wider team and middle management and everybody seems to want something from me. The working day feels like a battlefield as I fight off one attack after another. While I realise this is part of the job, how can I get better at fending off issues before they arise and provide better solutions to ongoing disputes? AD, Abu Dhabi

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The dramatic fluctuation of oil prices, shifts in the industry, and hyper-focus on efficiency and profitability are ushering in a new type of CEO and senior executive team at energy companies. These and other developments are examined in Boyden’s latest Executive Monitor, focusing on the global energy sector.

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