• 15-APR-2016

  • OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM

Professor Gordon Hewitt Speaks at the Investcorp Leadership Program for Young Arab Business Leaders at the University of Oxford

Professor Gordon Hewitt, Chairman of Six Capital Global Advisory Board, spoke at the annual Investcorp Leadership Program for young Arab business leaders held at the University of Oxford.

Hosted by the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, the four-day program was held between 29 March and 1 April 2016 and was attended by 41 aspiring young business leaders from the GCC. This program is part of Investcorp's ongoing commitment to further develop human capital in the Gulf by providing a platform to foster knowledge sharing and promote understanding of critical issues influencing the global economy and business world.

Mohammed Al-Ardhi, Executive Chairman of Investcorp, said, "Since its inception, Investcorp has acted as a bridge between the Gulf and the West. This role is more than creating investment opportunities; we have a responsibility to support the next generation of Arab business leaders by providing them with the tools to strengthen their leadership and business skills…."

Professor Gordon Hewitt, a world-leading authority on competitive strategy, delivered a series of interactive sessions on shaping the markets in which companies operate, influencing future trends, and embedding entrepreneurship in family businesses.

Professor Hewitt said, "It has been an absolute pleasure and honor to be able to contribute to discussions with the next generation of Arab professionals and globally recognized experts on some of the most critical trends and issues driving business today."