LG unveils environmentally friendly refrigerators

Updated 08 October 2015
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LG unveils environmentally friendly refrigerators

LG Electronics has introduced its latest line of advanced refrigerators in Saudi Arabia.
Designed with Saudi consumers in mind, LG claims the new refrigerators deliver convenience enhancing features, including dual door-in-door system, which keeps food fresh longer and helps the interior stay better organized.
“The new cutting-edge lineup is designed to meet the needs of eco-conscious Saudi consumers looking to maximize their convenience in the kitchen,” the company stated.
LG’s bottom-freezer refrigerators are industry leaders in efficiency, with a total no frost energy grade rating of A+++ -20 percent made possible by the refrigerator’s inverter linear compressor.
This advanced compressor utilizes a straight piston drive instead of the conventional one, resulting in less internal friction, higher reliability and greater durability with less noise.
LG refrigerators feature inverter linear compressors, which is nearly 32 percent more energy-efficient and up to 25 percent quieter than their non-inverter counterparts. The compressor is of high durability and is backed by 10-year warranty.
LG made consumers’ lives easier with its innovative door-in-door technology to give family members quick access to frequently sought food items.
The right door-in-door compartment is accessible from the outside at the push of a button, making the space perfect for items that are frequently consumed by every member of the family, such as snacks and drinks.
The left can be opened with the hidden easy open handle at the bottom of the door and is ideal for storing essential cooking ingredients such as pre-chopped vegetables, condiments and sauces.
Both compartments are equipped with moving baskets, enabling users to easily adjust the height of the internal compartments as they see fit.
“These advanced door-in-door refrigerators from LG provide innovative solutions in every home. They are perfectly designed to match the Saudi environment,” said Deuk Soo Ahn, president of Saudi LG Electronics.


Top CEO Conference & Awards wraps up in Bahrain

Updated 17 April 2019
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Top CEO Conference & Awards wraps up in Bahrain

The Top CEO Conference & Awards 2019, organized by TRENDS magazine — Mediaquest and international business school INSEAD, has concluded at the Al-Areen Palace and Spa in Bahrain. The event, held on Thursday, included seven key panel discussions under the theme “Growth in a Volatile Future” as well as the Top CEO Awards 2019 ceremony, which recognized the region’s most successful and trendsetting CEOs from more than 700 companies listed on GCC stock exchanges.

Top business leaders and more than 30 speakers from across the GCC shed light on the Middle East’s dynamic but volatile region and the burning issues facing the corporate world today. This year’s theme focused on a score of relevant issues, such as oil price fluctuations, tech disruptions, armed and political schisms that pose new risks, and opportunities. Speakers such as renowned economist Professor Nouriel Roubini provided growth solutions and road maps for businesses in the GCC region.

Alexandre Hawari, CEO of Mediaquest, said: “In its fifth edition, the Top CEO Conference & Awards fully encapsulated the theme of ‘Growth in a Volatile Future’ by acknowledging and exploring the growth transformation that the region is undergoing through digitalization and the fourth industrial revolution amid geopolitical tensions, looming trade wars and a rapidly evolving business environment. Building on the huge success of the previous years, the Top CEO Awards 2019 recognized CEOs and companies who have raised the bar by navigating challenges, implementing new strategies, and have demonstrated unquestionable growth, profitability and excellence in corporate governance.”

The conference kicked off with an opening keynote from Jassim Al-Seddiqi, CEO of the Abu Dhabi Financial Group and chairman of GFH Financial Group, who delved into the potential of transforming the region into a fintech hub and the importance of jumping on the digital bandwagon. 

The prime panel discussion on the “Future of Growth Amid Volatility” brought together five CEOs who explored methods to create future-proof strategies that can not only tackle challenges but also boost growth in a tough geopolitical and economic climate. 

Hisham Al-Rayes, CEO and board member of the GFH Financial Group, said: “Investing in the future in areas such as fintech, education and technology, the foundations for strong, enduring knowledge-based economies, is a priority for the group and the governments of the region in which we invest.”

“The Blockchain Opportunity” and “The Human Factor and Tech Innovation” panels brought together industry experts from Facebook, the Bahrain FinTech Bay and King Abdul Aziz University. 

“The Future of Women’s Business Leadership” panel discussed positive strides taken by GCC governments and businesses in leveling the playing field for women professionals.