Author Archives: Karine Ayoub

Chedid Capital Holding welcomes Mahomed Akoob to its Board of Directors

Chedid Capital Holding welcomes Mahomed Akoob to its Board of Directors

Chedid Capital Holding has announced the appointment of Mr. Mahomed Akoob to the group Board of Directors. Mr. Akoob brings 43 years of experience in Risk finance, management and consultancy to one of the fastest growing investment holdings in the region.   Mr. Akoob was previously the Managing Director of Hannover Retakaful B.S.C in Bahrain,

#Where Is The Toilet? LIXIL has helped 15 million people gain access to a safe and clean toilet. But 2 billion people still need one

Beirut, 20 November 2019. “Where is the toilet?” Every November 19th on World Toilet Day, LIXIL’s employees think about this question in a different way. Many of us in developed countries often expect a simple answer. But the reality is that for 2 billion people, there is no straightforward response to this simple question. They

Alfa Stores in Tripoli Closed until Further Notice

Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, has issued the following statement: In light of the glaring insults and physical assaults against its employees, particularly in the Tripoli area, Alfa finds itself obliged to take the decision to close its two stores in Tripoli until the circumstances of the shameful acts have been cleared and until the

Emirates firms up US$8.8 billion order for 30 Boeing 787s at 2019 Dubai Airshow

Takes total value of Emirates’ firm aircraft orders announced at the 2019 Dubai Airshow to US$ 24.8 billionDubai, UAE, 20 November 2019 – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today announced that it has signed a full purchase agreement for 30 Boeing 787-9 aircraft, worth US$ 8.8 billion at list prices, at the Dubai Airshow

Salesforce Forecasts Record $136 Billion in U.S. Online Sales and $768 Billion Globally Despite Shortened Holiday Season

Mobile to dominate digital holiday sales, accounting for 70 percent of ecommerce traffic and 52 percent of orders placed; Retailers offering click and collect will garner 28 percent more share of revenue during the last five days before Christmas; Gen Zers are 3.5 times more likely than Baby Boomers to use emerging digital purchase touchpoints

Lebanese tech talents to represent nation in Huawei ICT Competition regional final

Winners will travel to China to compete against international finalists from around the Middle East region LEBANON – MONTH XX, 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has announced the winners of the Lebanon edition of the Huawei Middle East ICT Competition 2019, held recently in

Air Arabia places US$14 billion order for 120 Airbus A320 family aircraft

Announced at the Dubai Airshow and aims to strengthen carrier’s fleet growth and network expansion. New orders include a mix of Airbus A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. Sharjah, UAE; November 18, 2019: Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), today set another milestone with one of the region’s