The perception of leadership has gradually evolved in the modern world- owing to the critical global challenges and the crucial role that the leaders have to play in achieving the strategic goals. The concept of capable leadership is of greater importance in the intense global competitive environment to achieve organizational success considering the present era that lays emphasis on the successful leadership that draws creative innovations in the success of the government and business institutions.

The 13th Middle East CEO of the Year Award recognizes leaders, senior executives, and decision makers of various institutions who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities in achieving excellence in their organizations and who have gone the extra mile in injecting vitality to their organization and pride amongst its stakeholders, and taken advantage of opportunities outside their domestic markets, even during times of global economic uncertainty and market challenges...Read more


A chronicle development dominates the concept of leadership, and its varying perspectives, that has been characterized and defined by many theorists and is believed to be at the core of all areas in leading and coordinating the organization and region uniformly...Read more


The Awards categories are specifically formulated to honor the path-breaking leaders in various fields of government and business organizations for their outstanding contribution towards the development of regional competitiveness. Read more

Past Award Winners