Abu Dhabi, UAE: Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group addressed the topic, ‘Changing face of corporate governance in the world’ as one of the panelists at the INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference (GBLC) held on 24th October 2016 at St. Regis Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi.
The INSEAD GBLC is a series of high-level academic and business conferences held around the globe that discuss major issues affecting the world and its leaders. This year’s conference theme is “Corporate Governance in Uncertain Times”.
As one of the speakers, Mr. Mishal Kanoo together with Mr. Mahmood H. Alkooheji, Mr. Pekka Hietala, Mr. Ludo Van der Heyden and Dr. Adnan Soufi, reviewed the major changes in global governance - aimed to answer the basic questions: “Is governance around the world improving? Where in particular, and how so?”; “What are the expectations might one hold about governance going forward?” The panel was moderated by Mr. Peter Zemsky.
Founded in 1957, INSEAD has developed to an internationally regarded institution as one of the leading and largest graduate business schools with campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi). In 2016, all three of INSEAD’s MBA programmes - MBA, Executive MBA and Single School Executive MBA are ranked #1 by the Financial Times in their categories. GBLC has become the School’s flagship event.
Other prominent speakers also addressed the Conference with subjects extending across major changes and practices in the global economy’s public and corporate governance, albeit with cultural diversities; as well as the Importance of Leadership, Institutions, and Education; contributing to a sustainable growth scenario in today’s quality of governance.
About The Kanoo Group
‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.
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Michelle Laylo Verzola
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