Forbes Middle East hosted a glittering event on November 10th in the Palazzo Versace Dubai to unveil its ‘Forbes Middle East Global Meets Local (Leading Executives in the Middle East)’ ranking. President & CEO Yu Tao is ranked No. 21st in the list of Top 100 Executives in the Middle East, moving up 1 position from its 2017 rank.
These 100 CEOs have driven the revenues of their companies, while leading the development of prestigious projects or sparking innovative ideas for revolutionizing production or sales. They have also shown initiative to lead social initiatives and give back to the community and work hand-in-hand with governments for social and economic development. They provide expertise, capital and manpower to transform cities across the region.
The sixth edition of Global Meets Local: Top 100 Executives in The Middle East 2018 features regional heads from 29 nationalities. Keeping in line with global growth, the technology industry has the highest number of CEOs within the list, such as Boeing, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Airbus, etc.