Middle East 2009: Unconventional Capitalism

Unconventional Capitalism

Over the past decade, the Middle East region has witnessed the rise of a generation of young entrepreneurs who have introduced new business models and built companies with a global presence.

In the current risk-averse environment, will this generation maintain its appetite for unconventional approaches to growth?

Helmy Abouleish, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Sekem Group, Egypt; Social Entrepreneur; Omar K. Alghanim, Chief Executive Officer, Alghanim Industries, Kuwait; Young Global Leader; Fadi Ghandour, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aramex International, Jordan; Esam Janahi, Chairman, Gulf Finance House, Bahrain; Young Global Leader; H.R.H. Prince Khalid Bin Bandar Bin Sultan, Prince of Saudi Royal Family. Moderated by Alan G. Friedman, Executive Editor and Anchor, FBC Group, United Kingdom.