SAGIA Appoints New Governor

The GFCC would like to extend congratulations to Eng. Ibrahim Il-Omar on his appointment as the Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). With a strong background in information communications technology, he brings over fifteen years of private sector experience to the organization. We are thrilled for Eng. Ibrahim’s stewardship of SAGIA, which […]

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KERI meeting in Chicago

KERI hosts Chicago roundtable on economic policy

H.E Tae-Shin Kwon, President of Korea Economic Research Institute (KERI), attended the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association (January 6-8), which focused on the current economic issues such as Brexit, the world’s sluggish growth and economic uncertainties. On the second day, KERI held a roundtable moderated by H.E Tae-Shin Kwon on the Trump administration’s policy […]

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“Riding the Tiger” Talk Held at GFCC

Wilfried Aulbur and Amit Kapoor of the India Council on Competitiveness discussed their new book, “Riding the Tiger”, at the GFCC offices on February 17. The book is about executing business strategy in India. Wilfried Aulbur is a member of the global supervisory board for Roland Berger, chairman, Middle East and Africa, and managing partner, […]

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HE Amr Al-Dabbagh Honored for Competitiveness Work

H.E. Amr Al-Dabbagh was honored as the first recipient of the GFCC’s Global Competitiveness Award. The Award recognizes leaders who have advanced the competitiveness agenda and made significant contributions to their nations, regions, cities and globally. With this award, the GFCC salutes Al-Dabbagh for his vast achievements in business, government, global engagement, philanthropy and education in promoting […]

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Members Share Reports on Competitiveness from Around the Globe

GFCC sustaining, general and corporate members and fellows convened for the 2016 GFCC Annual Meeting, hosted by Gallup. Members delivered presentations on their respective organizations and discussed the future of competitiveness and the GFCC. In the evening, some of our distinguished Global Fellows delivered lightning talks on subjects such as energy, finance, talent and urbanization. View […]

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Best Practices in Competitiveness Strategy

GFCC members authored case studies for creating innovative and sustainable cities. Members featured are from Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Korea, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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