Egypt

Chief Digital Officer Role Having Powerful Impact on Digital Transformation: Mindtree Survey

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:30am

WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, India, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, today published the results of a survey providing insights about the relevance and staying power of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) position.

Key Points: 
  • WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, India, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, today published the results of a survey providing insights about the relevance and staying power of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) position.
  • It found that the CDO has been effective in championing many business-driving digital initiatives, such as giving customers the seamless digital experiences (27%) and creating new business models (20%).
  • There is a widespread sense that the CDO is an ambiguous role, whose functions and responsibilities could be distributed among different members of the C-suite.
  • "Our conversations with executives show that it's a pivotal role for enterprises to fully embrace the potential of digital technologies.

Chief Digital Officer Role Having Powerful Impact on Digital Transformation: Mindtree Survey

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:26am

WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, India, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, today published the results of a survey providing insights about the relevance and staying power of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) position.

Key Points: 
  • WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, India, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, today published the results of a survey providing insights about the relevance and staying power of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) position.
  • It found that the CDO has been effective in championing many business-driving digital initiatives, such as giving customers the seamless digital experiences (27%) and creating new business models (20%).
  • There is a widespread sense that the CDO is an ambiguous role, whose functions and responsibilities could be distributed among different members of the C-suite.
  • "Our conversations with executives show that it's a pivotal role for enterprises to fully embrace the potential of digital technologies.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Headed to Africa

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:51pm

CAIRO, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is bringing authentic, Texas-style barbecue to Egypt with a planned opening in Cairo in late spring/early summer next year.

Key Points: 
  • CAIRO, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is bringing authentic, Texas-style barbecue to Egypt with a planned opening in Cairo in late spring/early summer next year.
  • Barbecue.
  • Barbecue.
  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal, QSR Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Nation's Restaurant News.

Improve the Business Environment to Drive Industrialisation and Wealth Creation in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents in Kenya

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:54pm

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.

Key Points: 
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.
  • He said this while presenting the keynote speech on the theme "Industrialization and Private Sector Engagement for Economic Transformation of ACP States" at the Presidential Dialogue of the 9th ACP Business Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Elumelu stated that industrialisation will not be achieved without support for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and improved access to electricity.
  • He said: "To date, we have 497 beneficiaries in Kenya, 596 in Uganda, 187 in Tanzania and 194 in Rwanda.

Improve the Business Environment to Drive Industrialisation and Wealth Creation in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents in Kenya

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:44pm

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.

Key Points: 
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.
  • He said this while presenting the keynote speech on the theme "Industrialization and Private Sector Engagement for Economic Transformation of ACP States" at the Presidential Dialogue of the 9th ACP Business Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Elumelu stated that industrialisation will not be achieved without support for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and improved access to electricity.
  • He said: "To date, we have 497 beneficiaries in Kenya, 596 in Uganda, 187 in Tanzania and 194 in Rwanda.

APICORP: Access to Private Sector Financing and Increased Energy Efficiency Amongst Key Recommendations for Sustainable Growth of MENA Energy Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:02am

Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.
  • At the APICORP workshop on Energy Transition, the participants identified the need for countries to develop new regulatory models with higher standards of governance to create the right incentives and enable higher private sector participation.
  • This involves outlining clear and specific national and local environmental concerns, setting targets and establishing independent authorities to oversee the implementation of the entire process."
  • This will allow the private sector to fill the gaps that energy majors, national oil companies (NOCs) and governments cannot meet alone and enable better risk sharing.

APICORP: Access to Private Sector Financing and Increased Energy Efficiency Amongst Key Recommendations for Sustainable Growth of MENA Energy Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:00am

Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.
  • At the APICORP workshop on Energy Transition, the participants identified the need for countries to develop new regulatory models with higher standards of governance to create the right incentives and enable higher private sector participation.
  • This involves outlining clear and specific national and local environmental concerns, setting targets and establishing independent authorities to oversee the implementation of the entire process."
  • This will allow the private sector to fill the gaps that energy majors, national oil companies (NOCs) and governments cannot meet alone and enable better risk sharing.

Miral and Warner Bros. to Open World's First Warner Bros. Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:17am

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
  • Set to open in 2021, construction of the USD 112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40% complete.
  • The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island's immersive hospitality and leisure attractions.
  • Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Hotel.

Miral and Warner Bros. to Open World's First Warner Bros. Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:10am

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
  • Set to open in 2021, construction of the USD 112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40% complete.
  • The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island's immersive hospitality and leisure attractions.
  • Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Hotel.

Vodafone Egypt recognized as the Best Place To Work in Egypt for 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:43am

Vodafone Egypt, part of the British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has topped the list of the best places to work in Egypt for 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Vodafone Egypt, part of the British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has topped the list of the best places to work in Egypt for 2019.
  • Vodafone Egypt has proudly become one of the best places to work over the years not only in Egypt, but also in Africa, through hard work, people focused and forward thinking strategies; earning its place in the hearts and minds of its employees, said Nagla Kinawi, Vodafone HR Director.
  • "The results prove once again that the employees of Vodafone Egypt are proud to work for the company in an environment where everyone feels enabled to contribute to the company success, said Hamza Idrissi, Program Manager for Egypt.
  • The Best Places To Work Program certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries including leading programs in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia.