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November 15, 2021

IATA Appoints Chief Economist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Marie Owens Thomsen will join the Association as it’s Chief Economist effective 4 January 2022.

Owens Thomsen will come from Banque Lombard Odier, where she has served as Head of Global Trends and Sustainability since 2020. Prior to that, she was the long-time Global Head of Investment Intelligence (2011-2020) at Indosuez Wealth Management. Additionally, she has served in Chief Economist and related roles for Merrill Lynch, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, and HSBC. Her varied career also includes entrepreneurship and market development activities.

“Marie’s work on macro-economic issues with a [...]

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November 14, 2021

Mansoor bin Mohammed issues Decision on Board of Directors of Dubai Club for People of Determination

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, issued Decision No. (2) of 2021 on the formation of the Board of Directors of the Dubai Club for People of Determination. The Board will be chaired by Thani Juma Berregad Al Falasi, while Mohammed Abdulkarim Julfar will serve as Vice Chairman.

Other members of the Board include Hassan Almazrouei, Muna Khalifa Hammad, and Raisa Al Falasi. The Board serves for a renewable term of four years. The Decision is effective from its date of issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.

Dubai Club for People of Determination, which operates under the umbrella of [...]

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October 24, 2021

AVEVA Announces Appointments of Caspar Herzberg as Chief Revenue Officer and Helen Lamprell as General Counsel and Company Secretary

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, has announced the expansion of its executive leadership team with the appointments of Caspar Herzberg as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer, and Helen Lamprell, OBE as General Counsel and Company Secretary. The new appointments, in London and Dubai, strengthen AVEVA’s international footprint and digital transformation capabilities at a time when business relies on interconnected solutions for global workforces. Both leaders bring a wealth of global expertise to AVEVA when they join on November 1.

Herzberg has over two decades of international experience within the [...]

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