Sunday, March 30, 2008

The World's Most Influential Arabs

(My BIG boss is at number 3)

1 HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud
2 Younes Mahmoud
3 Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem
4 Abdalla Salem El Badri
5 Nadine Labaki
6 Mohammed Alabbar
7 Dr Michel Obeid
8 Wadah Khanfar
9 Elie Saab Lebanon
10 HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum

The rest of the list and report, go HERE

Welcome to the Power 100 2008 - The World's 100 Most Powerful Arabs. The list, claimed to be the most comprehensive compilation to date, includes influential Arabs who have had the greatest impact in the past year as sportsmen, doctors, scientists, academics, poets and artists - and many more.

But first, how was the list chosen, you may ask?

Anil Bhoyrul, Group Editor of Arabian Business magazine, explains further:"For the purpose of this year's list (as with every year), we have defined it simply as influence - the ability to influence the thoughts and actions of others," Bhoyrul said. "Or put crudely, if one man dyed his hair green, how many others would follow? The more that did, the more powerful that man is."

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