Kuwait’s Retail Boom Highlighted at a Seminar Hosted by ACK

Kuwait’s Retail Boom Highlighted at a Seminar Hosted by ACK

ACK’s School of Business and INJAZ-Kuwait recently held the “Business Leaders Campaign: Kuwait’s Retail Boom, Outlook & Opportunities” seminar at the College, an event developed to expose students to successful business leaders and inspire students’ desire to succeed and guide them towards planning their future. Business Leaders Campaign brings business leaders to ACK to discuss their career paths with students in industry-related educational fields.

The speakers were Mr. Colin O’Kane (Senior Vice President Business Development- Al Shayaa), Ms. Dana Al Khobaizi (President & CEO, Gramercy Retail Group) and Mr. Malek A. Saad (Head of Retail Operations-Sports & Fashion, Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa Commercial) who shared with students challenges they faced and how they overcame the hurdles along the way. The panel also discussed the status of the retail sector in Kuwait and the various career opportunities available in the job market.

Fawaz Al Ghanim, an ACK Business student, commented:” I appreciate the opportunity presented to us to attain a better understanding of businesses, and by meeting these unique individuals I have acquired a great amount of information from their success stories.”

Posted on November 19, 2014