Carrier exhibits innovative products at HVACR expo

During the HVACR expo, the Carrier team delivered presentations on the latest advancements in the industry.
Updated 06 February 2019
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Carrier exhibits innovative products at HVACR expo

Carrier, a provider of high-technology heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions, introduced its latest innovations for Saudi Arabia at the recently concluded HVACR Expo Saudi 2019. These included its new variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system, the next-generation 30XV air-cooled screw chiller, a high-efficiency inverter hi-wall and ducted split system. 

Carrier operates in Saudi Arabia through Arabian Air Conditioning Company, Carrier Saudi Service Company and a joint venture with E.A. Juffali & Brothers.

“On behalf of Carrier, we are honored to serve as platinum sponsors of this event dedicated to the experts of the HVACR industry in Saudi Arabia and to introduce the latest, state-of-the-art technology into Saudi Arabia,” said Giorgio Elia, vice president, Carrier Middle East. “Our portfolio of products showcased at the event demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving energy efficiency and improving the comfort level of residents in the harsh Middle East climate conditions.” 

During the HVACR expo, the Carrier team delivered presentations on the latest advancements in the industry, with topics ranging from innovations in air-cooled chiller technology for high ambient environments to designing superior direct expansion systems using inverter technology for developers and end users.

“We are proud to be a part of this biggest HVAC expo in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the fourth consecutive year,” said Amr Elmasry, director, marketing, communication and strategic projects, Carrier Middle East.


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.