(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dmcc has been named by fdi magazine as free zone of the year for smes ? middle east and africa and free zone of the year for smes ? uae in their middle east free zones of the year rankings and awards for 2014-15.
ahmed bin sulayem executive chairman dmcc said: “small to medium size enterprises smes are the key driving force behind the growth of the economies of the uae and the region. at dmcc we are passionate about creating a sustainable and optimal business environment for smes to further enhance this growth and support his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai’s vision to position dubai as the global destination for smes.” while 70 per cent of members are smes representing every sector the dmcc free zone is also home to multi-nationals such as american express diamdel (debeers) glencore xstrata harley davidson louis dreyfus lvmh nutricia danone and rio tinto alcan.
fgb named ‘best bank in uae’
fgb has won two 2014 banker middle east industry awards including ‘best bank in united arab emirates’ for the second year running and ‘best wealth management firm’. andré sayegh ceo of fgb said: “fgb has achieved much over the past year and these awards are testament to the bank’s significant progress and success as well as a true reflection of our brand and our commitment to ‘beirst’ anywhere and everywhere we operate. our wealth management service is expanding all the time with new gateways being established around the world for customers most notably in asia pacific following the recent launch of our global wealth management service in singapore.”
ericsson appoints new regional head
ericsson has appointed rafiah ibrahim as the new president and head of region for the middle east and north east africa. the new appointment comes in a move to reaffirm the company’s long-term vision in this strategically important region to further strengthen the company’s market position and accelerate the transformation to the networked society in the middle east.
ajmera to launch iconic project
ajmera cityscapes the premium developers from mumbai india are scheduled to launch their prestigious “ajmera iconic” kandivali east project at the upcoming indian property show. the exhibition will be held over three days from june 12 to 14 at dubai world trade centre.
inca’s campaign wins us award
the 3-ad campaign designed by the uae-based inca tanvir advertising as an extension of the global “incredible india” branding for promoting tourism to india has won the silver in the
summit international creative awards 2014 (usa). the campaign was designed for the print media in the middle east and the african continent.