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Mehmet Simsek

Mehmet Simsek

Turkey Finds It Place As A Bridge to MENA By Max Bleyleben, Contributing Editor Ankara, April 2015 – As international investors search out pockets of stability with the potential for growth, Turkey remains in prime position. And although the economic relationship between Turkey and the Middle East has grown significantly in recent years, a great […]

Josef Ackermann

Josef Ackermann

Excerpts from the Discussion with Josef Ackermann By Max Bleyleben, Contributing Editor March 2014 You were one of the first Western bankers who pointed out that the financial crisis would require regulatory reform and you were quite active in pushing for regulatory reform. It has been almost six years now that we have been watching […]

Munib Al Masri

Munib Al Masri

Munib Al Masri, Chairman, PADICO Holdings The Business of Peace: The World’s Richest Palestinian Wants to Break the Impasse By Maximilian Bleyleben April 7, 2014 For Munib al-Masri, time is running out. Better known as the “Palestinian Rothschild,” al-Masri built a billion-dollar business empire in the world’s most unpredictable economy. Though he no longer wants […]

Raouf Ghali

Raouf Ghali

Bridging Continents, Q&A with Raouf Ghali, Hill International. Founded in 1976, Hill International is today one of the top ten project and construction management firms in the world. Raouf Ghali, Hill’s Athens-based president of project management, speaks here on the company’s activities in the Middle East and Greece’s relations with the region. Hill has been […]

Harry Vafias

Harry Vafias

Harrys Vafias: The ambitious CEO of Brave Maritime Corp, Stealth Maritime Inc. & StealthGas Inc. July 2014 Tell us about your role as CEO? At the moment I am wearing four different ‘hats’ at the same time. I am the CEO of Brave Maritime, the oldest company in the Group, established in 1972. This is […]