Alghanim Industries hosts its third annual Harvard Business School Admissions event

June 1, 2017 -

[via Arab Times]

29 April 2017: Alghanim Industries, one of the largest, privately owned companies in the Gulf region, co-hosted their third annual MBA Admissions and Executive Education, event in coordination with Harvard Business School (HBS). The event took place last week at the Chairman’s Club in KIPCO Tower, and it provided aspiring applicants with key insights into Harvard Business School’s programs.

The event kicked-off with opening remarks, delivered by HBS alumni and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Communications in Alghanim Industries, Hashim Gillani (HBS MBA 2002), and was followed by a keynote speech from KIPCO Group Chief Operating Officer, Samer Khanachet (HBS MBA 1975). Special guest from HBS’ faculty, Dr. Brian J. Hall, the Albert H. Gordon Professor of Business Administration, delivered a talk titled “The Middle East Business Education of a Professor”, which focused on his experience working in the region.

The HBS team, represented by Director, Corporate Relations Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, HBS Executive Education, Stephane Sinimale, and Educational Programs Manager, HBS MENA Research Center, Yasemin Cagiltay, gave a presentation on the HBS MBA & Executive Education Admissions followed by Q&A.

The speeches were followed by a panel discussion which featured four prominent HBS alumni who spoke about their experience at the university: Director Strategy and Business Development, IFA Food, Faisal Al Meshal (HBS MBA 2014), Assistant General Manager for Investments at Gulf Bank, Tareq AlSaleh (HBS GMP 2015), Team Leader Training Competency, Kuwait Oil Company, Bashar Al-Khashti (HBS PLD 2013), Manager Planning, Kuwait Oil Company, Bader Al Attar (HBS AMP 2009). The discussion was moderated by Regional Director EMEA, Corporate Relations, Executive Education at HBS, Mary Ann O’Loughlin.

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This article was published on Jun 1, 2017