Abdurahiman EP, Founder & Chairman, Care n Cure Group of Companies
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One of the explicit business realities in this digital and technology-fed world is that organizations have become quite boundary-less, while it has also significantly levied the leadership category to lead through the change momentum in business conduct with keen watch. Positively, leaders from across geographies are dynamically realizing it applying their dexterity in respective domains, while also keeping up with emerging trends, and the numbers markedly comprise the Indian leaders as well.
Political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) comprises some of the fastest growing economies in the world. Moreover, collectively it is a host to a large Indian expatriate community, and possesses tremendous potential for cooperation in trade, investment, energy, manpower, and others. GCC is mainly witnessing growth due to an increase in oil and natural gas revenues coupled with a building and investment boom backed by reserves.
The corporate, business and industrial sector is advancing pragmatically led on progressive developments in technology today in the region. During 2020-21, India's exports to GCC were $28.06 billion, while the bilateral two-way trade accounted for $87.36 billion, registering a decline of about 27 percent over the previous year. However, GCC has prolifically recovered from the disruptions brought down by COVID pandemic in the past few years, and is looking forward to growth. There are many Indian leaders who led through the evolution process in businesses and industries uncovering new growth opportunties and contributing to expansive growth plans enhancing the existing products & services in GCC. Their extensive contributions to the organizational and industrial growth are explicitly extraordinary to overlook. They need to be acknowledged.
In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of `Top 10 Indian Business Leaders in GCC - 2022' is provided to the readers to know their stories of success with which they led the organizations there, and also how motivating and encouraging they are for others to learn from. The listing provides detailed information about the leaders who are selected by a panel of industry veterans, CEOs, and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Abdurahiman E. P., Founder & Chairman||Care n Cure Group||An amazing storyteller and motivational speaker. He is also actively involved in various charity, business, and sports organizations|
|Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director||Lulu Financial Holdings||A visionary determined to drive innovation in the financial services industry|
|Adnan Chilwan, Group CEO||Dubai Islamic Bank||In a career of 20+ years he contributes to Islamic finance growth with transformation in banking and finance through innovation|
|Alok Chugh, CEO||Helios Consulting||A Business and Tax Consultant with over 29 years of experience of advising Multinational companies and large Family owned businesses in the Middle East. He is well versed with the legal, tax and regulatory environment in the region|
|Prasanth Manghat, CEO||NMC Health||For past 14 years, he has successfully served in key roles within the firm including his previous role as the Deputy CEO, also served as CFo for 5 years where he was responsible for managing the company’s finance functions|
|Rajasekaran Gnanamoorthy, Co-Founder||Codify Group||He has played a pragmatic role in co-founding the firm, a Saudi Technology Group that integrates multiple multi-category e-Commerce platforms, operating a differentiated, asset-light and Tech-centric model|
|Rajendran M., Regional Managing Director||Al Futtaim Willis Co||With a determined and highly competitive spirit, Rajendran believes in unlocking the potential through his expertise in the insurance industry|
|Surinder Sharma, Group CFO||Alshaya Group||Renowned for leadership and Corporate Acquisitions, Commercial and General Management, Corporate Structures, Corporate Finance, Tax, Board Representations and Group Strategy|
|Vikram S. Bhatia, CEO||Alam Steel Group||A Harvard Business School alumnus, he has been associated with the firm for over 18 years now, and has been instrumental in the company's success story so far|
|Yuvraj Narayan, Group CFO||DP World||With 24+ years of experience in ports and international banking sectors he contributes to success of the company with strategic and transformational initiatives|