Corporate leaders convene for corporate governance event in Dubai

The Rami Makhzoumi Corporate Governance Initiative at AUB’s Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB) and the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance hosted a joint conference titled ‘Governance of Sustainability and Corporate Philanthropy’ on 26th March 2019 at the Dubai International Financial Center.

The one-day event featured speakers with expertise in fields such as corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. They included representatives from family businesses (Chalhoub Group and Majid Al Futaim), NGOs (The Pearl Initiative), and multinationals (IBM).

The event was opened by Dr Ashraf Gamal-Eldin with Mr Fouad Makhzoumi, Rami’s father, delivering the keynote speech (full transcript available below). Mrs May Makhzoumi, Rami’s mother, was also present.

Link keynote speech transcript English/Arabic

Link to AUB news article