Gulf Finance House presented in China

Published November 7th, 2006 - 05:34 GMT

Mr. Esam Janahi, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Gulf Finance House (GFH) and Chairman of Gulf Energy, was one of the key speakers invited to share his views with the Asian market during BusinessWeek’s 10th Annual CEO Forum in China.


Leading the panel discussion on “What is Core to a Business? Rethinking and Creating Unique Competitive Advantage”, Mr. Janahi addressed key issues that form the core of a business’ value propositions and  highlighted the differentiating factors that enable businesses to sustain competitive advantage.

Mr. Janahi depicted the MENA region, particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, which are undergoing a challenging phase. Furthermore, he showcased GFH's key projects namely, the US$ 1.3 billion Royal Metropolis in Jordan, the US$ 3.8 billion Legends in Dubai, the US$ 1.4 billion Gateway to Morocco in the Kingdom of Morocco and the US$ 2.6 billion Energy City Qatar. Moreover, he spoke about GFH as significant partners in a US$ 8 billion project in Saudi Arabia – the Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Mousaed Economic City, GFH’s entry into the Arab Republic of Egypt to invest in the country’s transportation infrastructure and the recently launched US$ 2 billion project Energy City India.


"There are a number of projects and investment opportunities that are present and emerging, but we believe that to succeed, we need to be innovative and revolutionary in our concepts. So far we have been very successful with the projects that we have chosen to undertake. We believe that by creating these developments, we are simultaneously contributing to the growth of the region and the ongoing economic diversification, particularly the GCC," he further added.

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