Amanat Holdings has announced the appointment of Tristan de Boysson, a former Investcorp Managing Director, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
The Abu Dhabi government has merged three of its academic institutions – the Petroleum Institute, Masdar Institute and the Khalifa University – into the Khalifa University of Science and Technology.
Al Najah Education, a leading education investment company, has acquired a majority stake in Brooklyn Melodies Music Centre (BMMC)
Sheikha Moza recalled being told that some in Virginia were concerned about “selling” the school to a “petrodollar” country on the Arabian peninsula. “They regretted their decision,” she said. “With oil, we also have substance.”
Emirates Diplomatic Academy has announced the appointment of UN diplomat Bernardino León as the first Director General of the EDA starting December, 2015.
Amr Al Dabbagh, a prominent Saudi businessman who runs his family’s Al-Dabbagh Group, is providing money to support Philanthropy University.
Qatar University Board of Regents has selected Dr. Hassan Rashid Al-Derham to succeed Prof. Shaikha Abdulla Al-Misnad as the 6th President of Qatar University.
The University of Wollongong in Dubai has announced the appointment of Professor Mohamed Salem as the new president of the University.
GEMS Education has announced that an investor group led by Fajr Capital has acquired a significant minority stake in its emerging markets business.