Hon Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia graced the occasion as Chief Guest at 9th Middle East CEO of the Year Awards:

The Middle East CEO of the Year Awards was presented on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at a high-profile awards ceremony at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Organized by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute, these awards recognized some of the region’s most outstanding leaders of business and government organizations.

The awards ceremony and luncheon in honor of outstanding leaders from government and business organizations were graced by the presence of chief guest the Honorable Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and prominent figures from regional business and government organizations, as well as by several VIPs.

The ceremony began with the welcome message by Mr. Ali Al Kamali, Managing Director, Middle East Excellence Awards Institute. He said, “The Middle East CEO of the Year awards honors those leaders who have gone the extra mile in bringing in vitality to their organizations as well as to their unwavering dedication to achieve impressive growth and profit through innovative ways. The awards embark the importance of CEO’s in the present day scenario and lead individuals and organizations to make significant contributions as they continue to evolve.”

The keynote presented by Hon. Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim focused on the Winning Formula. He began by thanking Mr. Kamali and Datamatix Group for organizing this event and others like it, stating that such work – brings latest knowledge and information to the forefront, connects people, and anticipates changes, opportunities and problems.

The chief guest for the event Honorable Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia presented the awards to the winners.

The winners of the 2012, 9th Middle East CEO of the Year Awards:

Government CEO Excellence Award: Prince Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohammed Bin Ayaf Miqren, Mayor of Riyadh City, KSA

Service Industry CEO Excellence Award: H.E Sheikh Saleh Bin Abdulrahman Al Hassin CEO General Presidency OF Two Holy Mosques

Industrial CEO Excellence Award: Abdulla Jassim M Kalban President & CEO Dubal.ae

Banking and Finance CEO Excellence Award: Mr. Ali Shareef Al-Emadi Group CEO Qatar National Bank

Aviation Industry CEO Excellence Award: Mr. Khalifa Al Zaffin Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation

Maritime Construction and Engineering CEO Excellence Award: Eng. Yasser Nasr Zaghloul CEO National Marine Dredging Company

Knowledge Development and Education Partnership CEO Excellence Award: Sunny Varkey, Chairman, Varkey Group and GEMS group of schools

Multiple Industry CEO Excellence Award: Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah Non-Executive Vice Chairman, DP World & Group CEO, Port & Free Zone World

Woman CEO Excellence Award: Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb CEO, Economic Zones World

Corporate Management CEO Excellence Award: Eng. Saud Al Daweesh CEO STC

Community Service CEO Excellence Award: Ahmed Humaid Al Mazrouai Chairman RCA

The Middle East Excellence Awards Institute, for the past several years, has persevered to recognize, honor and promote the achievements of the region's leaders and organizations and to commend their outstanding performance and commitment to excellence.
For further information on the awards ceremony, please contact:

Middle East Excellence Awards Institute
Tel: +971 4 332 6688
Fax: +971 4 332 8223
E-Mail: info@meawards.com
URL: www.meawards.com